Brown declined to discuss the fundraiser during an event in
Still, the 75-year-old Democrat is widely expected to seek another term. He said he is ``aware that in November of next year there will be an election.''
Hollywood heavyweights such as DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg and director Steven Spielberg are among the hosts of Thursday's fundraiser in Bel-Air.
Two Republicans, former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado and state Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of Twin Peaks, have so far declared they will run.