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…]
The city of Swindon, England was officially honored yesterday at Walt Disney World when a plaque marking the twinning of the Wiltshire town with the popular Florida resort was unveiled at the Magic Kingdom.
The twinning ceremony was attended by Cllr David Wren, the mayor of Swindon; Angellica Bell, television presenter and competition judge; Duncan Wardle, VP Creative for Walt Disney World; and Rebecca Warren and her family. Rebecca is the creator of the winning Swindon nomination. You can read more about the contest in a story from the Orlando Sentinel Here.
A plaque marking the twinning can be seen in the UK pavilion at Epcot throughout 2010.