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Bryan Cranston will be monarch of Orpheus 2020 parade; other celebrities named

The 'Breaking Bad' star will lead the parade along with two stars of 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.' There will also be a tribute to Art Neville.
Credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
Cast member Bryan Cranston arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie," at the Regency Village Theatre, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Westwood, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

NEW ORLEANS — Actor Bryan Cranston, best known as 'Walter White' from AMC's award-winning 'Breaking Bad' series will reign as monarch of Orpheus' 2020 parade, the krewe announced Thursday.

In addition, the parade will feature Charlie Day and Mary Elizabeth Ellis from 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' and country musician Lauren Alaina.

Cranston won three consecutive Emmys for his portrayal of White on AMC. He has also starred on Malcolm in the Middle and made some guest appearances on Seinfeld.

Additionally, a tribute to the Krewe’s 2020 Musical Legend, Art Neville, will be a highlight of the dynamic after-parade celebration which is open to the public.

In addition to Alaina and the tribute to Neville Orpheuscapade performers include American’s premiere party band Party Crashers, and the New Orleans based rock/pop cover band, Mixed Nuts featuring D.J. Jubliee, Choppa, and Cupid.

Credit: Krewe of Orpheus
Charlie Day with real life leading lady, and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia co-star, Mary Elizabeth Ellis will also be leading the procession of 30 floats, 1,200 krewe members and 32 marching units on Monday, February 24, 2020.

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