Uggie's paw prints to be cemented at Grauman's Chinese Theatre

Uggie the dog from winner of Best Picture, "The Artist" poses with cast members in the press room at the 84th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images) JOE KLAMAR

Uggie poses with "The Artist" cast members in the press room at the 84th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 26, 2012, in Hollywood, Calif.

(CBS News) Uggie, the canine star of "The Artist," is set to cement his place in Hollywood.

The Jack Russell terrier will cast his paw prints in the pavement outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles on Monday, at a party marking his retirement from show business.

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is hosting the event as a "retirement party" for the pooch, according to the Hollywood Reporter, as well as to promote the Tuesday release of "The Artist" on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Uggie is reportedly scheduled to arrive by fire engine, and a fire hydrant-shaped cake will be provided by Duff Goldman of Charm City Cakes and the Food Network series "Ace of Cakes."

Earlier this year, the dog appeared alongside his human co-stars at the Academy Awards, where "The Artist" took home five Oscars including best picture.

  • Jessica Derschowitz



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