Monday, June 24, 2019

Monday's Headlines | BATMAN on HOLLYWOOD Walk of Fame

DC's Batman has been announced as one of the latest inductees into the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Walk of Fame for 2020.

The fictional character's induction was announced alongside Julia Roberts, Mahershala Ali, Chris Hemsworth, Octavia Spencer, Spike Lee, Andy Cohen, Wendy Williams, Christina Applegate, Terry Crews, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Alicia Keys, Billy Idol, Tanya Tucker, Billy Porter, Dave Chappelle, the late Andy Kaufman and Muddy Waters, and others in a ceremony broadcast by Variety.

"This year’s choices were particularly unique. We were able to recognize the talents of 35 artists who have already built a legacy here in Hollywood," said selection committee chairperson Vin Di Bona. "Also, we were able to celebrate many new talented artists who’ve touched our hearts in film, television, radio and a variety of musical categories."

Numerous fictional characters have received Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The first comic character to receive the honor was Peanuts' Snoopy, in 2015.

The date of Batman's Walk of Fame star ceremony has not been specified.