Hollywood Walk of Fame immortalizes new celebs

By Melissa Platero, CCNN Writer

Will Ferrell
Funnyman Will Ferrell is getting a star!

One of the biggest signs that a celebrity has become a legend in Hollywood, is when they get their very own star on the Walk of Fame. Tourists around the world come to walk across the glittering golden stars of major actors, producers, and musicians, and it’s considered a tremendous honor. Now, the latest stars to become immortalized have been selected!

“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,” said Maureen Schultz, the Chair of the Walk of Fame selection committee for 2014-2015.

Thirty celebrities will be receiving a star in 2015, among them radio, music, TV, film, and live performance artists. Dozens of big name stars made it, like comedians Will Ferrell and Seth MacFarlane, Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson, along with musicians Pitbull and Pharrell.

Other notable names include Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), Sofia Vergara (Modern Family), talk-show host Kelly Rippa, Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory), and James L. Brooks (The Simpsons).

Featured image courtesy of Hollywood Walk of Fame Facebook. Image of Will Ferrell courtesy of Will Ferrell Facebook.