By Judy Kurtz
Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman, “The Bourne Legacy” star Jeremy Renner, Olivia Munn, Harvey Weinstein and Kathleen Turner are just a few of the celebrities headed to Washington for this year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner.
The annual smoochfest between celebs, journos and politicians at the Washington Hilton is April 27, and confirmed VIP attendees are starting to trickle in.
Kidman, Munn and Weinstein will join Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s star-studded guest list, which also includes editor-in-chief Tina Brown, Barry Diller, former Rep. Jane Harman (D-Calif.), actor and “Iron Man 2” director Jon Favreau and upcoming “RoboCop” star Joel Kinnaman.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Gen. Larry Nicholson will also attend as guests of the publications.
From sirens of the stage to sports greats, Thomson Reuters will host an eclectic mix of stars at this year’s Conan O’Brien-headlined dinner.
Beyond Turner and Renner, Reuters is bringing New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, “Saturday Night Live” comedian Fred Armisen, “Revenge’s” Madeline Stowe, Dan Stevens of “Downton Abbey” fame and “Treme” star Steve Zahn.