The team behind the iconic 1984 mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap — Rob Reiner, Harry Shearer, Michael McKean and Christopher Guest — are getting back together for a virtual reunion/fundraiser October 14 to benefit Pennsylvania Democrats. “Every dollar raised goes directly towards ending Trumpism by winning Pennsylvania,” according to the invitation. Reiner announced the reunion Thursday on Twitter.
Announcing today: “This Is Spinal Tap” cast is reuniting to benefit the Democratic Party of Pennsylvania. Join me, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer and Michael McKean on Oct.14 for a virtual reunion and help @PADems #TakeItToEleven https://t.co/Fw1FuzA89J
— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) October 2, 2020
Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight referred to Pennsylvania last month as “the single most important state in the 2020 election.”
Hosted by Patton Oswalt, the fictional band’s reunion is being organized by the same team that held the Princess Bride table reading last month that raised $4.25 million to benefit the Wisconsin Democratic party. It featured stars such as Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Carol Kane, Chris Sarandon and Mandy Patinkin.