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Celebrities to turn out for women's march on Washington

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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, America Ferrera is seen in New York. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include Katy Perry, Amy Schumer, Scarlett Johansson, Cher, Julianne Moore and Frances McDormand. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, America Ferrera is seen in New York. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include Katy Perry, Amy Schumer, Scarlett Johansson, Cher, Julianne Moore and Frances McDormand. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women's march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump's inauguration.

FILE - In this May 11, 2016 file photo, actress Julianne Moore arrives in Cannes, southern France. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Actress America Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include Katy Perry, Amy Schumer, Scarlett Johansson, Cher, and Frances McDormand. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this May 11, 2016 file photo, actress Julianne Moore arrives in Cannes, southern France. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Actress America Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include Katy Perry, Amy Schumer, Scarlett Johansson, Cher, and Frances McDormand. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

Actress America Ferrera will chair the march's "artist table," organizers said Monday.

FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016 file photo, singer Katy Perry meets with supporters at a rally in support of Hillary Clinton, in Las Vegas. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Actress America Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include, Amy Schumer, Scarlett Johansson, Cher, Julianne Moore and Frances McDormand. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016 file photo, singer Katy Perry meets with supporters at a rally in support of Hillary Clinton, in Las Vegas. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Actress America Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include, Amy Schumer, Scarlett Johansson, Cher, Julianne Moore and Frances McDormand. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Other notables who plan to participate include Katy Perry, Amy Schumer, Scarlett Johansson, Cher, Julianne Moore and Frances McDormand.

FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2016 file photo, Amy Schumer is seen in Santa Monica, Calif. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Actress America Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include Katy Perry, Scarlett Johansson, Cher, Julianne Moore and Frances McDormand. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2016 file photo, Amy Schumer is seen in Santa Monica, Calif. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Actress America Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include Katy Perry, Scarlett Johansson, Cher, Julianne Moore and Frances McDormand. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

"Since the election, so many fear that their voices will go unheard," Ferrara said in a statement. "As artists, women, and most importantly dedicated Americans, it is critical that we stand together in solidarity for the protection, dignity and rights of our communities."

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2016 file photo, singer and actress Cher stops to talk to media as she leaves a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum in Provincetown, Mass. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Actress America Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include Katy Perry, Amy Schumer, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore and Frances McDormand. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) © The Associated Press FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2016 file photo, singer and actress Cher stops to talk to media as she leaves a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum in Provincetown, Mass. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Actress America Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include Katy Perry, Amy Schumer, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore and Frances McDormand. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Johansson, criticizing the incoming administration for "attacking" reproductive rights, said she would participate to "make my voice heard and stand up for what I believe in."

FILE - In this April 21, 2015, file photo, Scarlett Johansson poses for photographers in London. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Actress America Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include Katy Perry, Amy Schumer, Cher, Julianne Moore and Frances McDormand. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this April 21, 2015, file photo, Scarlett Johansson poses for photographers in London. Hollywood will be turning out in force for the women’s march on Washington set to follow Donald Trump’s inauguration. Actress America Ferrera will chair the march’s “artist table,” organizers said Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. Other notables who plan to participate include Katy Perry, Amy Schumer, Cher, Julianne Moore and Frances McDormand. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Organizers expect more than 100,000 people to turn out for the march on Jan. 21, one day after Trump's inauguration.

Chelsea Handler will lead a sister march in Park City, Utah, one of more than 150 solidarity marches planned around the country and the world that day.

Others who plan to participate in the Washington march include: Debra Messing, Uzo Aduba, Patricia Arquette, Danielle Brooks, Diane Guerrero, Padma Lakshmi, Olivia Wilde, Constance Wu and Zendaya.

Few in left-leaning Hollywood have expressed an interest in participating in Trump's inaugural events. Singer Jackie Evancho will perform the national anthem at the swearing-in.

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