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Epcot: Mackie completes Candlelight Processional lineup

Epcot: Mackie completes Candlelight Processional lineup

Walt Disney World has completed its list of celebrity narrators for Epcot's Candlelight Processional. Actor Anthony Mackie, known to Marvel Cinematic Universe devotees as Falcon, will read the Christmas story to theme park guests Dec. 7-9.

Mackie's Marel  film credits include "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," "Avengers: Age of Ultron," "Ant-Man" and "Captain America: Civil War." He's also had roles in "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,"  "The Hurt Locker," "We Are Marshall" and "8 Mile."

He also played Martin Luther King Jr. in the 2016 HBO film "All the Way" opposite Bryan Cranston as President Lyndon B. Johnson.

Candlelight Processional features a mass choir, 50-piece orchestra and narrator three times a night from Friday, Nov. 25, through Dec. 30 at the theme park's America Gardens Theater.

The event is included in regular Epcot admission. The complete list of narrators, subject to change, is now: 

Nov. 25-27: Steven Curtis Chapman
Nov. 28-Dec. 1: Neil Patrick Harris
Dec. 2-3: Whoopi Goldberg
Dec. 4-6: Edward James Olmos
Dec. 7-9: Anthony Mackie
Dec. 10-12: Robby Benson
Dec. 13-15: Meredith Vieira
Dec. 16-18: Jim Caviezel
Dec. 19-21: Joe Morton
Dec. 22-24: Ming-Na Wen
Dec. 25-27: Jodi Benson
Dec. 28-30: Cal Ripken, Jr.

Sessions of Candlelight Processional begin at 5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. each day.

 

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