Kenyan-Mexican actress Lupita Nyong’o is set to earn another impressive accolade in her growing collection after she was selected by Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for the Walk of Fame Class of 2019.
In an announcement made on Monday, Lupita was listed alongside James Bond star Daniel Craig, Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, Anne Hathaway, Kristen Bell, Tyler Perry, and Robert de Niro.
Other honourees include Faith Hill, Tommy Mottola, P!nk, Dolly Parton, Cedric the Entertainer, Cypress Hill, Judith Light, and Paul Sorvino who will be recognized in the live theater/live performance category.
Recipients in the television category include Terrence Howard, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Candice Bergen, Guy Fieri, Stacy Keach, Sid and Marty Krofft, Lucy Liu, Mandy Moore, Dianne Wiest, and Julia Child.
Speaking on the newest names on the boulevard, Walk of Fame Selection Committee Chair Vin Di Bona said, “The Walk of Fame Selection Committee is pleased to announce our newest honourees to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Committee always tries to select a group of talented honourees that appeal in various genres of the entertainment world.”
“I feel the Committee has outdone themselves and I know the fans, tourists and the Hollywood community will be pleased with our selections. We are excited to see each and every honouree’s face as they unveil that majestic star on Hollywood’s most famous walkway!”
Ceremony dates will vary for each star, but most are expected to take place over the course of next year.