Ben Stiller to be Honored at Chinese Theater with Hand and Footprints on December 3 (Updated: Watch Live)
Ben Stiller will be honored with hand and footprints at Hollywood landmark the TCL Chinese Theater on December 3. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty star and director will be introduced by Tropic Thunder costar Tom Cruise in a ceremony set to start at 11:00 am. Cruise previously had his hand and footprints at the theater in 1992. Mitty opens on Christmas day.
Update: watch the event live on YouTube.
Since 1927, The TCL Chinese Theatre has been the home of the most important, star powered red carpet movie premieres and special events, where Hollywood’s biggest and brightest talents have come to watch their movies. The most famous movie theatre on the globe is world-renowned for its unique forecourt of the stars, featuring cement hand and footprints of major movie stars, from Marilyn Monroe to Brad Pitt, and numerous stars from all eras of Hollywood. In 2013, the main theatre was relaunched as the world’s largest IMAX® theatre.
In other Ben Stiller news, The Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York devoting an entire weekend to Stiller’s work behind the camera. The Film Society will screen five Stiller-directed films from December 6-8 in a program called Ben Stiller Directs. The director will appear on the December 7 screening of Walter Mitty.