Director Peter Jackson, 2012

Director Peter Jackson, 2012

Peter Jackson, director of the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit movies, will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on December 8, 2014. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced that the star will be placed outside the Dolby Theatre, the venue for the Academy Awards.

“We are very happy to honor such an esteemed filmmaker as Peter Jackson with a star on the Walk of Fame,” said Ana Martinez, producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies. “His groundbreaking and award-winning films are part of the legacy of larger-than-life, Hollywood-style entertainment that is beloved the world over.”