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Olivia Newton-John set for Epcot's Candlelight Processional

Disney has unveiled a partial list of its narrators for this year's Candlelight Processional, a holiday tradition at Epcot. The new name that pops out:

Olivia Newton-John


The singer ("Physical," "I Honestly Love You") and star of movies such as


and "Xanadu," will read the Christmas story and be backed by a mass choir and orchestra at the theme park Dec. 14-16.

The first Candlelight session will be Nov. 23, the day after Thanksgiving. The event runs three times nightly through Dec. 30.

Returning celebrity narrators named so far include

Isabella Rossellini

(Nov. 23–25),

Neil Patrick Harris

(Nov. 26–29),

Whoopi Goldberg

(Nov. 30–Dec. 1), Jodi Benson (Dec. 11–13),

Trace Adkins

(Dec. 20-22),

Gary Sinise

(Dec. 23-25) and

Marlee Matlin

(Dec. 29-30).