NEW ORLEANS — Saints stars like Cam Jordan, Thomas Morstead, Marcus Davenport and more will join Harry Connick Jr. and other celebrities in this year's Orpheus parade.
The krewe released the list of specials guests on Wednesday. Besides Jordan, Morestead and Davenport, defensive linemen Trey Hendrickson, Taylor Stallworth and David Onyemata will also ride on Lundi Gras night.
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 in December.
In addition, the parade will feature Charlie Day and Mary Elizabeth Ellis from 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' and country musician Lauren Alaina.
This year's parade theme is "The Beastly Kingdoms of Orpheus."
The parade will feature 30 floats, 32 marching units and 1,200 krewe members at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, overseen by the krewe's Creative Director Derek Franklin. This year's "Dolly Trolley" will honor the local organization Son of a Saint, its founder and program participants, the krewe said.
The Orpheuscapade after-party will feature a tribute to the krewe's 2020 musical legend, the late Art Neville. It will be led by his son Ian Neville and the Foundation of Funk. Other performers will include Alaina, Party Crashers and Mixed Nuts featuring D.J. Jubliee, Cupid and Choppa.