The Hollywood Sign gets a Facelift! In preparation for its 90th birthday, the Hollywood Sign Trust has teamed up with Sherwin Williams to repaint the Sign. The entire project will take 10 weeks and will use Sherwin Williams’ signature Emerald Exterior Acrylic Latex paint. For the full release, click here.
NASA’s space shuttle’s Endeavour flew by the Hollywood Sign on its way to its final resting spot, the California Science Center. Photo Courtesy of the LA Times
CNET released an article about the history and upkeep of the Hollywood Sign. This is just one of the many press stories about the Sign that are written every month.. To see the article, click here.
PBS’s History Detectives aired a special about the Hollywood Sign. Chris Baumgart, chairman of the Hollywood Sign Trust, was interviewed as their expert witness. To see the full episode, click here.
The BBC did an interview with the first minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, at the Sign about their new tourist promotional tie in with the Pixar movie, Brave.
Award Season is always a busy time for the Sign. Almost every award show, including the grand finale of the Oscars, featured shots of the Hollywood Sign.
The Hollywood Sign website is now available in 15 languages. Just scroll to the bottom of the page to convert the Sign into another language.
At last count The Sign in the Movies section includes 83 movies, 25 television shows, 4 video games and 5 music videos featuring the Hollywood Sign. This area of the website is extremely popular and all sightings were sent in by fans of the Sign. If you spot the Sign, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add your find to our gallery.
The Hollywood Sign Trust launched its new website with more interactive features, photo galleries, and history.