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Daniel Radcliffe to receive star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Daniel Radcliffe--Harry Potter himself--will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2015, representing the motion-picture category and joining fellow "Harry Potter" star Emma Thomspon, organizers announced Thursday.

Radcliffe is one of 30 celebrities chosen by the organizers out of hundreds of nominations during a meeting held on June 16.

"The new selections represent the best of the entertainment industry, and will be a great addition to the Walk of Fame for both the Hollywood community and fans from around the world," Maureen Schultz, head of the selection committee, said.

"We look forward to welcoming all our new honorees to one of the most popular tourist attractions in California."

Recipients have five years to schedule their star ceremonies before the award expires. No dates have been announced yet. Approximately 24 of the 30 ceremonies will be broadcast worldwide.

The full list of honorees is as follows:

MOTION PICTURES: Raymond Chandler (posthumous), Eugenio Derbez, Will Ferrell, Jennifer Garner, Peter Jackson, Bob Kane (posthumous), Daniel Radcliffe, Paul Rudd, Snoopy, Melissa McCarthy and Christoph Waltz

TELEVISION: James L. Brooks, Ken Ehrlich, Bobby Flay, Seth MacFarlane, Julianna Margulies, Chris O'Donnell, Jim Parsons, Amy Poehler, Kelly Ripa and Sofia Vergara

RECORDING: Lukasz 'Dr. Luke' Gottwald, Kool & The Gang, Pitbull, Al Schmitt and Pharrell Williams

RADIO: Larry Elder

LIVE THEATRE/LIVE PERFORMANCE: Kristin Chenoweth, Dick Gregory and Ennio Morricone

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