Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Muppets get star on Hollywood Walk Of Fame

CBS reports: The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will honor the Muppets today with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. outside of the El Capitan Theatre in the 6800 block of Hollywood Boulevard.

The Muppets Show began in 1976 and the franchise later branched out to the big screen with their first feature film, The Muppets Movie in 1979.

Celebrity cameos such as Bob Hope, Cloris Leachman, Steve Martin, Mel Brooks, Richard Pryor and Amy Adams have been the hallmark of all six Muppet movies which include The Great Muppet Caper (1981), The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984), The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992), Muppet Treasure Island (1996) and Muppets from Space (1999) and the latest film, The Muppets (2011).

Today’s event coincides with the Blu-Ray/DVD release of 2011 film.

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