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- 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.
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HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE TO HONOR ACTRESS/DIRECTOR KIRSTEN DUNST
WITH STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
WHO: Honoree: Kirsten Dunst
Emcee: Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, President/CEO Rana Ghadban
Guest Speakers: Filmmaker Sofia Coppola and actor Jesse Plemons
WHAT: Dedication of the 2,671st Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
in the Category of Motion Pictures
WHERE: 7076 Hollywood Boulevard near the Gateway to the Walk of Fame at La Brea
WHEN: Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. PDT
The event will be live-streamed exclusively on www.walkoffame.com
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that actress Kirsten Dunst will be honored with the 2,671st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday, August 29, at 11:30 a.m. PDT. The star will be dedicated in the category of Motion Pictures at 7076 Hollywood Boulevard.
“Kirsten Dunst is one of those talents that people never forget. Her films show the strength of women and she is a great role model for women of all ages around the world!” said Ana Martinez,
Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “We are proud to add this amazing actress to our Walk of Fame family,” added Martinez.
Helping Emcee Rana Ghadban, President & CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to unveil the star will be Walk of Famer will be filmmaker Sofia Coppola and actor Jesse Plemons.
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 exclusively on www.walkoffame.com.
With over forty feature film and TV credits, Kirsten Dunst has tackled all genres, both in front of and behind the camera. To this day, she continues to produce unique and meaningful work, like her currentShowtime dark comedy “On Becoming A God in Central Florida”produced by Grant Heslov, George Clooney and Sony’s TriStar Television. The television show will premiere on Showtime on August 25th.
In 1994, she made her breakthrough performance alongside Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise in “Interview with the Vampire” earning her a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the age of 12.
In the following years, Dunst continued starring in a series of big screen projects, including the fantasy adventure film “Jumanji” opposite Robin Williams; cult classic “Drop Dead Gorgeous,” Sofia Coppola’s “The Virgin Suicides,” “Dick” opposite Michelle Williams, and the iconic role of Torrance Shipmen in the smash hit “Bring it On.”
In 2002, she starred alongside Tobey Maguire as Mary Jane Watson in Sam Raimi’s blockbuster “Spider-Man” trilogy. She went on to land roles in “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” the science fiction romantic-comedy drama directed by Michael Gondry and in frequent collaborator Sofia Coppola’s historical drama “Marie Antoinette.”
In 2011, Dunst won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance as Justine in Lars von Trier’s drama “Melancholia.”
In 2015, Dunst starred as Peggy Blumquist in the second installment of the critically acclaimed FX crime comedy-drama “Fargo”, for which she won a Critics’ Choice Award and received both Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominations.
In 2016, she starred in “Midnight Special” opposite Michael Shannon and Joel Edgerton and in Theodore Melfi’s “Hidden Figures”, which later went on to win a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in 2017. That same year, she teamed up with Sofia Coppola
for a third time for “The Beguiled,” alongside Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, and Elle Fanning.
Showing her skills behind the camera as well, Dunst made her directorial debut with the short film “Welcome,” starring Winona Ryder, which screened at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. She directed and co-wrote the short film “Bastard,” which starred Juno Temple and Brian Geraghty, and was accepted into the 2010 Tribeca and Cannes Film Festivals.
Dunst is a supporter of The Art of Elysium, an organization that encourages people to use their creativity to bring joy to children suffering from life-threatening medical conditions.
PHOTO: Jon Kopoloff
All press must RSVP ONLY to Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame
ABOUT 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 $50,000 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
ABOUT HOLLYWOOD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - www.HollywoodChamber.net
For more than 97 years, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce has provided leadership, business development resources, networking, and government affairs programs and services to keep the Hollywood business and residential communities safe, relevant and economically vital. Donelle Dadigan, is the Chair of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors 2018-19, and Rana Ghadban is the President/CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. For more information please visit www.hollywoodchamber.net.
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