On Tuesday 20th March the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will honor the legendary Muppets with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at The El Capitan Theatre, beginning at 11.30am.
The Muppets will receive the 2,466th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. The star and ceremony will be located at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard, in front of the El Capitan Theatre. Guest speakers at the ceremony will include Walt Disney Studios President Rich Ross, CEO of The Jim Henson Company Lisa Henson, and Actor/Writer of The Muppets Jason Segel.
The Muppets have brought joy and laughter to audiences of all ages for over 40 years. In addition to their work on the hit TV show The Muppet Show and such films as The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper, and The Muppets Take Manhattan, the Muppets have appeared in countless TV specials, documentaries, books, magazines, museum exhibits, and more, becoming international celebrities. The Muppets have also acted as spokespeople for numerous domestic and international causes, including The National Wildlife Federation, UNICEF, the American Library Association, and the Better World Society. With their most recent film The Muppets, the Muppets also earned their first Academy Award, winning for Best Song.