At London's Olympic opening ceremony Friday, there are a host of celebrities and international icons in attendance to watch the spectacular show. Of the 60,000 viewers at the Olympic stadium Queen Elizabeth II will open the games along with her royal family-Prince William, his wife Kate Middleton and Prince Harry.
The British government estimates that more than 80 heads of state and government will be in the audience. Royalty from Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Brunei will all be in attendance. First Lady, Michelle Obama will also be in attendance at the games representing the U.S.
But it's not just royalty that will be in attendance, showbiz' finest will also be there to watch the inaugural event.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who have recently been filming in Britain will attend the opening ceremony in style.
British actor Orlando Bloom stopped by to take photos with British soldiers and fans outside the stadium and said to The Associated Press, "I'm a big fan of Danny Boyle, so I'm excited to see what he's done!"
David Beckham, who has a role in the ceremony, will also be in attendance and said to press on Friday, "Today is going to be an amazing moment."
From the popular TV show, Downtown Abbey, Hugh Bonneville who plays Lord Grantham, arrived at the stadium with fellow cast members.
It has also been reported that boxing legend, Muhuammad Ali might be involved.
The opening ceremony, directed by Danny Boyle, is highly anticipated. The director has created Hollywood blockbusters like Slumdog Millionaire and was inspired by the play, "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare. The event titled, Isles of Wonder will end with a performance by former Beatle, and British legend, Paul McCartney.