Late Hollywood Star Paul Walker who played a crucial role in the Fast and Furious franchise, has received a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame along with several other big names in the entertainment industry.
Walker who was known for his role as Brian O’Conner in the Fast & Furious franchise passed away on November 30, 2013, after a car accident. At the time of his death, he had not completed filming Furious 7, which was released after revisions and stand-ins, including his brothers Cody and Caleb who filled in for Walker. The song ‘See You Again’ by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth is dedicated to him as a tribute.
Paul Walker Getting A Posthumous Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
Walker will be honoured with a posthumous star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2023, nearly nine years after his death. According to reports, the list of selected celebrities was shared by radio host Ellen K, chairwoman of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s Walk of Fame selection panel, on Friday.
Ellen said, “The Selection Panel, made up of fellow Walk of Famers, hand-picks a group of honorees each year that represent various genres of the entertainment world,” adding, “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!”
For the unversed, the Hollywood Walk of Fame is a historic landmark in Los Angeles, California that consists of over 2700 stars that are embedded in the sidewalks. Each star represents the name of a notable celebrity from the entertainment industry. The selection panel of the Hollywood Walk of Fame is made up of people with existing stars who are responsible for choosing the stars out of hundreds of nominated ones. Their selections are then approved by the Chamber’s board of directors.
Fans’ Reaction To Late Hollywood Star Paul Walker Getting Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
Fans of the Fast and Furious star are reacting positively to the announcement. They are overwhelmed as the late star is getting an honour which will imprint his name forever in the entertainment industry. Check out the tweets below.
paul walker va avoir son étoile sur le walk of fame pic.twitter.com/3JJp7g99IB
— ynnej ck 💙 (@jaj97139) June 19, 2022
— Fansplain (@fansplain) June 19, 2022
Paul Walker and Jenni Rivera to get stars on Hollywood Walk Of Fame
— Tsunami Mommy (@MML42632882) June 19, 2022
Paul Walker will be posthumously honoured with the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2023 https://t.co/LVhbIH7nFT
— Daily News Hunt (@_DailyNewsHunt) June 19, 2022
Paul’s on-screen wife in the Fast and Furious films Jordana Brewster, celebrated this announcement by posting two throwback photos of the late actor and wrote, “You are going to get your star. Shining on forever. Hollywood walk of fame class of 2023.”