For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 19, 2014
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HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES
NEW WALK OF FAME HONOREES FOR 2015
HOLLYWOOD, CA. June 18, 2014 —A new group of entertainment professionals in Motion Pictures, Television, Live Theatre, Radio and Recording have been selected to receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it was announced today by the Walk of Fame Selection Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. These individuals were chosen from among hundreds of nominations to the committee at a meeting held on June 16, 2014 and ratified by the Hollywood Chamber’s Board of Directors.
“The Walk of Fame Selection Committee is excited to announce the Class of 2015 Star Honorees to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. We know that the new selections represent the best of the entertainment industry, and will be a great addition to the Walk of Fame for both the Hollywood community and fans from around the world who visit Hollywood every year,” stated Maureen Schultz, Chair of the Walk of Fame selection committee for 2014-2015. “We look forward to welcoming all our new honorees to one of the most popular tourist attractions in California.”
Walk of Fame Chair Schultz along with Hollywood Chamber President & CEO Leron Gubler announced the new selections to the world on Thursday, June 19, 2014 on the official website www.walkoffame.com.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame recipients for the year 2015 are:
Raymond Chandler (posthumous), Eugenio Derbez, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Garner, Peter Jackson, Bob Kane (posthumous), Daniel Radcliffe, Paul Rudd, Snoopy, Melissa McCarthy and Christoph Waltz
James L. Brooks, Ken Ehrlich, Bobby Flay, Seth MacFarlane, Julianna Margulies, Chris O’Donnell, Jim Parsons, Amy Poehler, Kelly Ripa and Sofia Vergara.
Lukasz ‘Dr. Luke’ Gottwald, Kool & The Gang, Pitbull, Al Schmitt and Pharrell Williams.
LIVE THEATRE/LIVE PERFORMANCE:
Kristin Chenoweth, Dick Gregory and Ennio Morricone.
The Hollywood Chamber and the Walk of Fame Selection Committee congratulate all the new honorees. Dates have not been scheduled for these stars. Recipients have five years to schedule star ceremonies from date of selection before they expire. Upcoming star ceremonies are usually announced ten days prior to dedication on official website www.walkoffame.comand via social media.
CHECK WEBSITE FOR UPCOMING STAR CEREMONIES:
Walkoffame.com, Hollywood Walk of Fame on Facebook or follow on twitter @WOFstargirl
ABOUT THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME www.WalkOfFame.com
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is an internationally-recognized Hollywood icon. With approximately 24 star ceremonies annually broadcast around the world, the constant reinforcement provided to the public has made the Walk of Fame a top visitor attraction. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce continues to add stars to the Walk of Fame as the representative of the City of Los Angeles. The Walk of Fame is a tribute to all of those who worked diligently to develop the concept and to maintain this world-class tourist attraction. The Walk of Fame is open to the public. No paid admission or assigned seating at star ceremonies. It is understood that the cost of installing a star on the Walk of Fame upon approval is $30,000 and the sponsor of the nominee accepts the responsibility for arranging for payment to the Hollywood Historic Trust, a 501(c)3 charitable foundation. The funds are used to pay for the creation/installation of the star and ceremony, as well as maintenance of the Walk of Fame.
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