Photos: Celebrity Olympic Torchbearers… It’s the Final Stretch!

Wow, the day is finally here! The Olympic torch started its adventure in Land’s End, Cornwall, making its way to the four corners of the United Kingdon, landing in East London at the Olympic Stadium this evening (July 27) at 7:30 pm ET for the Opening Ceremony. Over 8,000 people have carried the torch on its journey including celebrities, athletes and citizens being rewarded for their good deeds – let’s take a peek at some familiar faces who held this honor!

Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley

The Ab Fab ladies stilll got it, running the torch through Chelsea. (Photo via AP)

David Beckham

Lighting the cauldron for 2012 in Cornwall to start the relay. (Photo via AP)

Matt Smith

Doctor Who trades in his signature bow tie for a track suit. (Photo via AP)

Eddie Izzard

Comedian/marathon runner breezes through his leg of the relay. (Photo via AP)

Sir Chris Hoy

Olympic gold medalist Sir Chris Hoy proudly carries the torch. (Photo via AP)

Rupert Grint

Harry Potter star is all smiles at Middlesex University in Hendon. (Photo via AP)

James McAvoy

The X-Men star gets his super hero on, holding the torch up high. (Photo via AP)

David Walliams

The Little Britain star waves happily to bystanders. (Photo via AP)

Jamie Oliver

The revolutionary chef powers through the rain. (Photo via AP)

Paloma Faith

This pop star’s never been one to sacrifice fashion for comfort. (Photo via AP)

John Legend

Singer-songwriter John Legend had a go at carrying the flame. (Photo via AP)

Sir Patrick Stewart

X-Men star carries the torch through Croydon in South London. (Photo via AP)

Will.i.am

Black Eyed Peas band mate tweets live updates as he walks. (Photo via AP)

Who do you think will light the Olympic cauldron to kick off the games?!