With only two weeks left until NBC’s star-studded charity Red Nose Day Special — and the U.S. premiere of the highly anticipated Love Actually mini-sequel — the network is revealing two more reasons to tune in on May 25: Ben Affleck and Patrick Dempsey.
The details of Affleck’s participation are being kept under wraps for now, but PEOPLE has a first look at how Dempsey fits into the Love Actually special — he has a small part in it alongside original cast member Laura Linney.
The 10-minute clip, titled Red Nose Day Actually, features most of the major stars from the film — like Liam Neeson, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant and Andrew Lincoln. And although the heavily hyped follow-up to the beloved holiday-themed romance premiered in the U.K. in March, the U.S. version will be slightly different — Dempsey and Linney were not in the U.K. version, and the two are new additions to the short film premiering May 25.
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If you can’t get enough of this Love Actually action, you can wear it via a limited edition Red Nose Day Actually cast T-shirt featuring the stars from the film. The special edition T-shirts are available online for $28. All proceeds will support helping children in need.
The Red Nose Day Special — which benefits charities fighting child poverty around the world — airs May 25 on NBC as part of a three-hour block of programming that begins with Celebrity Ninja Warrior for Red Nose Day at 8 p.m., followed by Running Wild with Bear Grylls for Red Nose Day featuring Julia Roberts at 9 p.m. and the Red Nose Day Special hosted by Chris Hardwick on NBC at 10 p.m.