For the first time in the history of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Walk of Fame Selection Committee made a live announcement on www.walkoffame.com prior to the milestone star ceremony for Jennifer Lopez who was honored with the 2,500th star today. The Committee Chairman David Green and President and CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Leron Gubler announced the new group of entertainment professionals skilled in the categories of Motion Pictures, Television, Radio, and Recording who have been chosen to receive the coveted Walk of Fame star. “The Walk of Fame Selection Committee is proud to announce the new Class of 2014,” stated David Green, Chairman of the Walk of Fame selection committee. “We have a great mix of celebrities and industry executives who have made Hollywood what it is today – one of the greatest entertainment destinations in the world. The new selections will bring great joy and fond memories for those millions who visit Hollywood each year!”
The Hollywood Walk of Fame committee chairman David Green announced next year’s list of honorees Thursday at a ceremony where Jennifer Lopez received her honor, with Tupac Shakur and Phil Hartman set to be lauded posthumously.
In the film category, those scheduled to receive a star in 2014 are: Orlando Bloom, Ray Dolby, Sally Field, Jack Harris, Jessica Lange, Matthew McConaughey, Liam Neeson, Paul Mazursky and Tom Sherak.
In TV, Dabney Coleman, Kaley Cuoco, Claire Danes, Giancarlo Esposito, Deidre Hall, Cheryl Hines, Don Mischer, Travis Smiley and Hartman are set to be honored.
Recording stars include Katy Perry, Holland-Dozier-Holland, Rick Springfield and Shakur.