As previously reported by Blooloop, “Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire,” the hyper-reality experience created by Lucasfilm and ILMxLAB, is set to open in Westfield, London alongside Disney Springs at the Walt Disney World Resort this December. [Read more…]
Over the course of its ten years on set, the “Harry Potter” films had over 25,000 costume pieces created for the eight productions. Beginning with over 600 Hogwarts school uniforms, the costumes eventually developed into more extravagant pieces like Hermione’s Yule Ball gown, Professor Slughorn’s lilac pajamas, and Gilderoy Lockhart’s professor’s robes. [Read more…]
With a #FollowTheSpiders social media campaign and onstage announcement at Universal Orlando’s Celebration of Harry Potter, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London had confirmed that the new Forbidden Forest expansion to their Making of Harry Potter tour will open on March 31. [Read more…]
Just a month after opening, a major milestone has been reached at Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
The day that witches, wizards and muggles around the world have been waiting for has arrived. [Read more…]
This week marks the big VIP/media preview for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando, and there are several ways you can follow along from home. [Read more…]
By Nick Russo
With the opening day of Universal Orlando’s Diagon Alley almost upon us, each development is more revealing than the last. Today, the construction walls surrounding the area came down, and we can see some newly exposed details.
Walls have been taken down today at Universal Studios Florida, revealing the London waterfront facades that are part of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley expansion.
During a special live webcast today, Universal Orlando Resort revealed first-ever details about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. The expansion will double the size of the area already dedicated to Harry Potter at Universal Orlando, expanding it across both Universal theme parks. [Read more…]
Hosts Banks Lee and JeniLynn Knopp bring you this week’s theme park and attraction news. On this week’s episode: [Read more…]
On Jan. 17, 2014, scaffolding came down at the site for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley expansion. The facades showcase several locations that can be found in London. [Read more…]
Testing for the Hogwarts Express train ride that will take guests between both Universal parks has begun, and we have a look at its slow-moving test. [Read more…]
Universal Orlando today posted their first official pictures of the Hogwarts Express being installed onto the tracks that will make up a new experience when The Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion opens in spring 2014. [Read more…]
Universal Orlando has officially announced The Wizarding World of Harry Potter expansion will open next year at Universal Studios and will include recreations of Diagon Alley and London from the Harry Potter films. (Click Here to read more) Universal has said the new area will be just as expansive, immersive and authentic as the existing themed environment. So far, they’ve only released one piece of concept art. Let’s zoom in and take a look: