Sunday, November 13, 2016

Anthony Mackie added as final celebrity narrator for the Candlelight Processional at Disney World

Disney World has filled the final celebrity narrator spot for the Candlelight Processional program at Epcot.

Anthony Mackie, known for playing Sam Wilson and The Falcon in Marvel's Captain America and Avengers movies. He also appeared in "Million Dollar Baby" and "The Hurt Locker."


Mackie will be filling in the Dec. 7-9 slots.

Disney publicity photo
Meredith Vieira narrates at the 2015 Candlelight Processional
The Candlelight Processional is an annual tradition at the Disney World featuring the retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator, accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a large choir. It is held at the America Gardens Theatre outside the American Pavilion at Epcot.

Showtimes take place three time each day from Nov. 25 to Dec. 30 , 2016 at 5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.

Here is the complete list of performers:

Nov. 25 - Nov. 27: Steven Curtis Chapman
Anthony Mackie

Nov. 28 - Dec. 1: Neil Patrick Harris

Dec. 2 - Dec. 3 :  Whoopi Goldberg

Dec. 4 - Dec. 6: Edward James Olmos

Dec. 7 - Dec. 9: Anthony Mackie

Dec. 10 - Dec. 12: Robby Benson

Dec. 13 - Dec. 15: Meredith Vieira

Dec. 16 - Dec. 18: James Caviezel

Dec. 19 - Dec. 21: Joe Morton

Dec. 22 - Dec. 24:  Ming-Na Wen

Dec. 25 - Dec. 27: Jodi Benson

Dec. 28 - Dec. 30:  Cal Ripken, Jr.
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