Oprah, Buddy Holly, The Muppets to get stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Washington: Actor Neil Patrick Harris, talk show host Oprah Winfrey, late rock and roll singer Buddy Holly, and The Muppets are all set to get stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year.
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce revealed on June 17 that 30 celebrities will get plaques on the neighbourhood’s sidewalks next year, with each recipient paying 25,000 dollars for the privilege, ABC News reported.
Three stars will be placed during the same ceremony for actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd and their daughter Laura Dern.
Also on the motion picture side, honourees include Penelope Cruz, Ed Harris, Kenny Ortega, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ridley Scott, Sissy Spacek, Donald Sutherland, and Reese Witherspoon, as well as the Muppets.
In addition to Harris and Winfrey, Danny DeVito, Tina Fey, Simon Fuller, John Langley, Ed O’Neill and producer John Wells will represent television.
Recording artists include Melissa Etheridge, Los Tigres Del Norte, Rascal Flatts, Go-Go`s, Slash, will.i.Am, and Bebe and Cece Winans.
Holly and Louis Prima are two posthumous recipients. Joe Mantegna will represent the live performance/theatre category.