Star Tracking is our way of keeping you up to date on appearances by celebrities of SciFi and science. Some are promoting current projects, some genre favorites. Make sure to check your local listings as schedules and appearances are subject to change, and set your dvr’s!
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, ABC
Monday 4/7: Johnny Depp
Tu 4/8: Kate Mara
We 4/9: Cole Hauser
Th 4/10: Seth MacFarlane, Paul Bettany
LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON, CBS
Mo 4/7: Gina Carano
Th 4/10: Morgan Freeman
Mo 4/14: Dominic Monaghan
We 4/16: Kunal Nayyar
Th 4/17: Kevin Bacon
Fr 4/18: William Shatner
THE COLBERT REPORT, Comedy Central
Mo 4/7: Edward Frenkel
Tu 4/8: Jane Goodall
CHELSEA LATELY, E!
Tu 4/8: Jamie Foxx
We 4/9: Sebastian Stan
Th 4/10: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Fr 4/11: Don Cheadle (R 4/3/14)
Tu 4/8: Anthony Mackie
THE ARSENIO HALL SHOW, syndicated
Tu 4/8: Kevin Smith
Th 4/10: Anthony Mackie
THE TALK, CBS
Tu 4/8: Lynda Carter
THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW, syndicated
Tu 4/8: Kate Mara
Fr 4/11: Johnny Depp, Paul Bettany
ORLANDO BLOOM TO BE HONORED WITH STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that Orlando Bloom will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard next to the TCL Chinese Theatre and Madame Tussauds Hollywood. “We are thrilled to be honoring one of the most popular actors of our time,” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremonies. “His fans from around the world are going to be very excited about this ceremony!” she added.
Emcee Leron Gubler, President & CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and guest speaker Forest Whitaker and David Leveaux will be on hand to unveil the star for Orlando Bloom unveil the 2,521st star in the category of Motion Pictures at 6927 Hollywood Boulevard. The star ceremony will be streamed live exclusively on www.walkoffame.com.
Orlando Bloom was born in Canterbury, England and trained at the National Youth Theatre in London. He earned a scholarship to study with the British American Drama Academy. Having completed his scholarship, Bloom made his feature film debut in Wilde, starring Stephen Fry and Jude Law.
Bloom was accepted to London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he performed in many stage productions. Upon graduation, a then unknown Bloom was cast in the films that launched his career: Peter Jackson’s Academy Award winning trilogy, The Lord of the Rings. Bloom captured the attention of international audiences and filmmakers alike as Legolas.
In the summer of 2003, Bloom starred opposite Johnny Depp and Keira Knightley in the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced Disney hit, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, directed by Gore Verbinski. Bloom reprised his role as Will Turner in the box office record-breaking Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.
This past December, Orlando reprised his role as Legolas in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, for New Line Cinema and MGM. The Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD will be available April 8, 2014 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Bloom will next be seen in the final film of The Hobbit trilogy, There and Back Again, to be released on December 17th 2014.
Orlando was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador after he took his first trip to Nepal with the organization in 2007. Other charities and organizations he works with include Peace First, Make-A-Wish, and Global Green.