Actress Gwyneth Paltrow was honored this past Monday with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Her co-star in the upcoming film “Country Strong,” Tim McGraw, was there as the featured guest speaker. Faith Hill was also on hand to help honor her new friend. Gwyneth’s star is the 2,427th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Category of Motion Pictures and can be found at at 6931 Hollywood Boulevard in front of Madame Tussaud’s Hollywood.
Gwyneth’s role in the 1998 film “Shakespear In Love” catapulted her into awards stardom with Best Actress honors at the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Academy Awards. Since then she’s been in a number of critically acclaimed independent and blockbuster hits like the recent “Iron Man” franchise.
Up next for Gwyneth is a lead role in the Sony Screen Gems’ highly-anticipated “Country Strong” in which she plays the fallen country crooner Kelly Canter opposite Tim who plays her husband/manager James Canter. The film, directed by Shana Feste, was shot in Nashville and features Gwyneth performing the title track as well as several other songs including a duet with Tim on the soundtrack. “Country Strong,” which also stars Garrett Hedlund and Leighton Meester, hits theaters first in Nashville and Los Angeles on December 22nd then opens nationwide on January 7th.
Check out our “Country Strong” section for the film’s trailer, see exclusive interview clips with the cast, watch music videos from Gwyneth and co-star Garrett Hedlund, browse photos from the Nashville premiere and more »