Warren Beatty has taken over late actor Marlon Brando's long-held position as honorary chairman of the STELLA ADLER SCHOOL OF ACTING.

Beatty's first job will be to oversee the 8 November (04) STELLA BY STARLIGHT gala with other chairs - Mike Medavoy, Benicio Del Toro and ROY SCHEIDER.

The 2004 Stella Adler Award will be bestowed posthumously on Brando by GODFATHER co-star Al Pacino, which will be accepted by Beatty on his behalf.

John Travolta, Lauren Bacall, Whoopi Goldberg and Elaine Stritch are among the stars expected to attend the gala.

21/09/2004 21:11