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HOLLYWOOD (CBS SF/AP) – Bay Area native, James Franco along with actress Helen Mirren, Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson and the Backstreet Boys are among the famous folks getting stars on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2013.

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Actress Marg Helgenberger and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced the new 24 inductees Friday at a press conference on Hollywood Boulevard’s star-lined sidewalk.

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A committee selects celebrities eligible for a star and those who accept pay $30,000 in costs and fees.

Other entertainers slated for a star next year are Javier Bardem, Viola Davis, Simon Baker, Bryan Cranston, Jane Lynch, Katey Segal, Matthew Perry, Ellen DeGeneres and Olympia Dukakis; performers Penn & Teller; makeup artist Rick Baker; filmmaker Ron Howard; radio personalities Steve Harvey and “Shotgun” Tom Kelly; and musicians Jane’s Addiction, New Kids on the Block, Janis Joplin, Usher, Thalia and Luther Vandross.

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