'Princess Bride' cast to reunite for Wisconsin Democrats fundraiser
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The cast of “The Princess Bride” is reuniting for a virtual table read to raise money for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin.

The virtual event will take place at 6 p.m. Sept. 13, four days before absentee ballots are scheduled to be sent out across the state.

According to the Wisconsin State Journal, the idea came after the former cast of "The West Wing" reunited to promote When We All Vote, the voter registration initiative co-chaired by former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama describes Barack's favorite movies: 'Everybody is sad, then they die' Michelle Obama on coping with low-grade depression: 'Nobody rides life on a high' Sarah Silverman urges Congress to pass voting bill: 'What kind of politician wants to keep people from voting?' MORE


Cary Elwes, who played Westley in the film, is a childhood friend of a staffer of the Wisconsin Democratic Party, according to the Journal. 

Ben Wikler, chair of the Wisconsin Democratic Party, is reportedly a fan of the film, which he quoted during a toast at his sister’s wedding.

Wisconsin is a key battleground state in the presidential election, with most polls showing Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenFauci says school should be open 'full blast' five days a week in the fall Overnight Defense: Military sexual assault reform bill has votes to pass in Senate l First active duty service member arrested over Jan. 6 riot l Israeli troops attack Gaza Strip Immigration experts say GOP senators questioned DHS secretary with misleading chart MORE ahead. President TrumpDonald TrumpProject Veritas surveilled government officials to expose anti-Trump sentiments: report Cheney: Fox News has 'a particular obligation' to refute election fraud claims The Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? MORE won Wisconsin in 2016 by less than 1 percentage point. 

“People are coming together to make good things happen and that’s what the country needs,” Wikler told the Journal. “It gives me hope for the election and for the country.”