Walker will get his star in 2023, alongside the likes of Uma Thurman and Vince Vaughn (Picture: Rex)
Paul Walker is to be honoured posthumously with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year, a decade after his death, alongside other stars including Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn, Lenny Kravitz and Marvel stalwart and Star Wars producer Jon Favreau.
Fast & Furious actor Walker, who died in a car crash aged 40 in 2013, is one of three posthumous stars receiving the honour, with the other two being Oscar nominated star of 1959’s Imitation of Life Juanita Moore and singer-songwriter Jenni Rivera.
Walker is also not the only new member of the Fast family set to grace the famous Los Angeles pavement either as his co-star and pal Ludacris has been nominated too, after the pair starred in four films together before Walker’s untimely death.
The 44-year-old actor and rapper posting excitedly: ‘Hey Momma, Your Son Is Being Selected To Receive a STAR ⭐️ on the Hollywood Walk of Fame In 2023. GOD IS THE GREATEST 🙏🏾’
The others picked in the motion picture category were Pulp Fiction icon Uma Thurman, actor producer and Wedding Crashers star Vince Vaughn, Pink Flamingos and Hairspray filmmaker John Waters and Bill Pullman.
Among the 24 chosen honourees announced by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s Walk of Fame selection panel on Friday were big names in music, TV and live performance as well.
Walker, pictured in 2011, was an original star and salwart of the Fast & Furious franchise, alongside Vin Diesel (Picture: AP)
Pulp Fiction’s Uma Thurman is finally getting her star too (Picture: Getty)
Vince Vaughn is being honoured as well (Picture: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
Mindy Kaling and Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo were recognised in the TV category, alongside The Mandalorian’s Favreau, Martin Lawrence, Ralph Macchio and Saturday Night Live original Garrett Morris.
The Jonas Brothers, The Voice judge and country singer Blake Shelton, Lenny Kravitz and Marc Anthony were on the recording list, while pianist Lang Lang and a cappella group Pentatonix were also recognised.
The final honourees for 2023 are Irving Azoff, Sheila E, Charlie Wilson and Melba Moore.
Walker’s Fast co-star Ludacris, also known as a rapper, is getting his star for his film acting (Picture: Rich Fury/WireImage)
Grey’s Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo is being recognised for her TV work (Picture: Getty)
‘The selection panel, made up of fellow Walk of Famers, hand-picks a group of honourees each year that represent various genres of the entertainment world,’ chairwoman and Walk of Fame star recipient Ellen K said in a statement.
‘The panel thoughtfully selected these talented individuals, and we can’t wait to celebrate them as they become part of Hollywood’s history with the unveiling of their star on the world’s most famous walkway!’
Lenny Kravitz is finally being welcomed to the list of those with Walk of Fame stars for their recording work (Picture: AFP via Getty Images)
Daniel Craig received a star last autumn as his final film as James Bond, No Time To Die, released in cinemas.
Other recent recipients include This Is Us actor Milo Ventimiglia, DJ Khaled and Ashanti.
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