CNN plans ‘reimagined’ ‘Heroes’ for 14th annual special

Emmy and Academy Award-nominated actress Angela Bassett (“9-1-1” and “Black Panther”), actor Orlando Bloom (“Retaliation” and “The Outpost”) Emmy Award-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things” and “Enola Holmes”), Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Glenn Close (“Hillbilly Elegy”), actress Gal Gadot (“Wonder Woman 1984”), Grammy and Tony Award-winning actor Leslie Odom, Jr. (“One Night in Miami” and album “The Christmas Album”), Emmy and Grammy Award-winning actor Patton Oswalt (“A.P. Bio”), actress Yara Shahidi (“Grown-ish”), Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actor and musician Finn Wolfhard (“Stranger Things” and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”) and Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld”), are among the celebrity presenters who will commemorate the 14th annual Heroes: An All-Star Tribute. Emmy Award-winning actor Jim Gaffigan will open the show and Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award-winning and Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild nominee Cynthia Erivo will perform a special song in honor of this year’s heroes. Plus, special guests Dr. and Chef José Andrés.

The reimagined ceremony, where this year’s “Most Inspiring Moment” will be revealed, will salute the frontline workers, advocates, scientists, and neighbors that reignited hope during one of the most challenging years of our time. Co-hosted by

CNN’s and ’s , the event will air on CNN and simulcast on CNN International and CNN en Español on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020 at 8 p.m. eastern. : An All-Star Tribute will be available on HBO Max starting Thursday, December 17th. Current HBO subscribers may have free access to HBO Max and should visit HBOMax.com for more information.

As this year’s CNN Heroes celebrates the amazing people and extraordinary acts behind the fight against the and the battle for racial equity and social justice, below are eight nonprofit organizations that work day in and out to tackle these issues. Each organization will receive $10,000.

Emmy and Academy Award-nominated actress Angela Bassett (“9-1-1” and “Black Panther”), actor Orlando Bloom (“Retaliation” and “The Outpost”) Emmy Award-nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things” and “Enola Holmes”), Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Glenn Close (“Hillbilly Elegy”), actress Gal Gadot (“Wonder Woman 1984”), Grammy and Tony Award-winning actor Leslie Odom, Jr. (“One Night in Miami” and album “The Christmas Album”), Emmy and Grammy Award-winning actor Patton Oswalt (“A.P. Bio”), actress Yara Shahidi (“Grown-ish”), Screen Actors Guild Award-winning actor and musician Finn Wolfhard (“Stranger Things” and “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”) and Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Jeffrey Wright (“Westworld”), are among the celebrity presenters who will commemorate the 14th annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute. Emmy Award-winning actor Jim Gaffigan will open the show and Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award-winning and Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild nominee Cynthia Erivo will perform a special song in honor of this year’s heroes. Plus, special guests Dr. Anthony Fauci and Chef José Andrés.

The reimagined ceremony, where this year’s ‘Most Inspiring Moment’ will be revealed, will salute the frontline workers, advocates, scientists, and neighbors that reignited hope during one of the most challenging years of our time. Co-hosted by

CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC’s Kelly Ripa, the event will air on CNN and simulcast on CNN International and CNN en Español on Sunday, December 13th at 8PM/ET. CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute will be available on HBO Max starting Thursday, December 17th. Current HBO subscribers may have free access to HBO Max and should visit HBOMax.com for more information.

As this year’s CNN Heroes celebrates the amazing people and extraordinary acts behind the fight against the coronavirus and the battle for racial equity and social justice, below are eight nonprofit organizations that work day in and out to tackle these issues. Each organization will receive $10,000.