Upcoming Star Ceremonies

Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is the awarding organization of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This is the only official website for a complete database of stars on Hollywood's sidewalks. This is also the official page where you can find out about announcements on upcoming Hollywood Walk of Fame Star ceremonies on Hollywood and Vine Boulevards. There are numerous Walk of Fame ceremonies throughout the year. Dates of these ceremonies are subject to change and are usually announced only one week before the star ceremony. Please note that other websites may have wrong dates and false information regarding a star ceremony. If you don't see it on this page, the announcement is not yet official or confirmed. For more information email us.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FANS ATTENDING WALK OF FAME STAR CEREMONY

  • All star ceremonies are free to attend. There is a public viewing area for all  Walk of Fame star ceremonies. There is no fee to attend, no tickets, no admission fees.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and hydrate, bring sunscreen.
  • We do not allow chairs or step ladders in the audience area of the ceremony.
  • Star ceremony begins promptly at 11:30 a.m. and will be over by 12:15 p.m.
  • Crowd needs to disperse immediately following the end of the star ceremony please as we must give back the sidewalk and the street to the community.
  • The Walk of Fame event is streamed live exclusively on www.walkoffame.com. The complete star ceremony is available on www.walkoffame.com only. Fans can watch the complete star ceremony anytime on www.walkoffame.com on the star's page. For example, you can watch the Backstreet Boys star ceremony on http://www.walkoffame.com/backstreet-boys.

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For Immediate Release: Nov. 22, 2016
Media Contact: Ana Martinez
Producer, Hollywood Walk of Fame
Main: (323) 469-8311
Press line: (323) 468-1376

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DIRECTOR LEE DANIELS
TO BE HONORED WITH
STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME

 

WHO:         Honoree: Lee Daniels
Emcee: Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, President/CEO Leron Gubler
Guest speaker: Gabourey Sidibe and Jussie Smollett

WHAT:       Dedication of the 2,595th star on the Walk of Fame
in the category of Television

WHERE:    6533 Hollywood Boulevard next to Hudson Apartments

WHEN:      Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. PST

Event will be live-streamed exclusively on www.walkoffame.com

Hollywood Chamber to Honor Lee Daniels with Walk of Fame Star

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that director Lee Daniels will be honored with the 2,595th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. PST. The star in the category of Television will be dedicated at 6533 Hollywood Boulevard in front of the Hudson Apartments.

Helping Emcee and Hollywood Chamber President/CEO Leron Gubler to unveil the star will be Gabourey Sidibe.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce which administers the popular star ceremonies encourages people who are unable to attend and fans around the world to watch the event live exclusively on www.walkoffame.com.

Lee Daniels was born in Philadelphia in 1959, and his career was started running a nursing agency in Los Angeles.

Daniels’ work includes the hit Fox television series EMPIRE, for which he wrote and directed the pilot and continues to serve as an executive producer on the series. This one-hour family drama is set in the world of a hip-hop empire which features both original and contemporary music. Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson star.  The show premiered in January 2015 and broke ratings records during its first season, and continues to be broadcast television’s highest rated drama.

In 2015, Daniels signed an overall development deal with 20th Century Fox Television where he continues to create develop, write, direct and supervise new projects under his Lee Daniels Entertainment banner. His first project under the deal is STAR, a show centered around three young women in a musical group in Atlanta, starring Queen Latifah and Benjamin Bratt, along with three female newcomers. The show will have a special premiere on December 14, following the EMPIRE winter finale, and then premiere in its regular time slot on Wednesday, January 4.

Daniels’ career first began in the film industry. He is an Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker whose work is trademarked by authenticity and candor, providing audiences with a unique and refreshing experience and character insight with each of his projects. In 2013, he released the critically-acclaimed box office smash LEE DANIELS’ THE BUTLER, an epic drama set against the tumultuous political backdrop of 20th century America which tells the story of Cecil Gaines played by Forest Whitaker, an African American butler who served at the White House during seven presidential administrations between 1957 and 1986. The film, released by the Weinstein Company, held the No. 1 box office spot for three consecutive weeks, and has to date grossed over $175-million worldwide.

Daniels is also known for his Academy Award®-winning film PRECIOUS: BASED ON THE NOVEL PUSH BY SAPPHIRE. The film was adapted from the New York Times-bestselling novel “Push by Sapphire” (a.k.a. Ramona Lofton). PRECIOUS was nominated for six Academy Awards®, including nominations for Daniels in the categories of Achievement in Directing, and Best Motion Picture of the Year, and wins in the categories of Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role and Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay.

Daniels is the first African-American to be nominated for a Director’s Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film on behalf of PRECIOUS. The film won both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award in the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, the third film in Festival history to do so. It was also nominated for three Golden Globe awards including “Best Picture Drama,” and was nominated for eight NAACP Image Awards, six of which it won, in categories including Outstanding Motion Picture” and “Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture, Theatrical or Television.” The film also garnered a total of five 2010 Independent Spirit Awards, including “Best Feature” and “Best Director.”

SHADOWBOXER marked Daniels’ directorial debut. Following the film’s world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Daniels was also nominated for the New Directors Award at the 2006 San Sebastian Film Festival.

Daniels’ production company, Lee Daniels Entertainment, made its feature film debut with MONSTER’S BALL, making Daniels the sole African-American producer of an Oscar®-winning and Oscar®-nominated film.  Daniels also produced THE WOODSMAN which was nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards. The film received the CICAE Arthouse Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, the Jury Prize at the Deauville International Film Festival, and Special Mention for Excellence in Filmmaking from the National Board of Review.

In 2012, Daniels released THE PAPERBOY, which he wrote, directed, and also produced. The film, which stars Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, John Cusack, and Nicole Kidman, is based on the 1995 novel by Pete Dexter. The film premiered at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, and was released by Millennium Entertainment.

In addition to his successful film career, Daniels is an advocate, philanthropist, a longtime LGBT activist, and a supporter of many charitable organizations. He sits on numerous boards including Ghetto Film School, a non-profit which helps to educate, develop, and celebrate the next generation of great American storytellers.

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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 on 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. Download the official app for iPhones and Android devices at http://officialhollywoodwalkoffameapp.com

 

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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 on 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.

The Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Hollywood Sign are registered trademarks of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

#hollywoodwalkoffame   #wofstargirl

We're on Facebook too! Like us at Hollywood Walk of Fame

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