A new character made his debut this week at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Lots-o-Huggin’ Bear (AKA Lotso) from the upcoming Toy Story 3 movie is now meeting guests in the Magic of Disney Animation and dancing in the Block Party Bash parade daily. [Read more…]
With the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter just around the corner, Universal is going behind-the-scenes and asking questions of the people who are bringing the world of Harry Potter to life at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.
Today, they kick-off their Five Questions series with Alan Gilmore, art director for Harry Potter films and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. [Read more…]
Jedis, Wookiees and Ewoks, oh my! Once again, the power of the Force and the magic of Disney combine this month and next for Star Wars Weekends, a sci-fi fan-fest inspired by the popular film saga. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 21 through June 13, 2010, Disney’s Hollywood Studios becomes the galaxy’s home for out-of-this-world characters including Sith, Bith, droids, bounty hunters, Twi’leks and Rodians. [Read more…]
Universal just released a new video in which the film makers and actors discuss the challenges and attention to detail needed to bring Harry Potter’s world to life at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.
In the video below you’ll hear from Production Designer Stuart Craig, actress Emma Watson, Producer David Heyman, Producer David Barron and actor Daniel Radcliffe. You’ll also get a close-up look at some of the props and see inside many locations within the Wizarding World.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter will be holding their grand opening on June 18, 2010.
An authentic replica from the Harry Potter films, guests will pass by Hagrid’s hut on their way to the Flight of the Hippogriff family-friendly roller coaster. Just before they board, Hagrid instructs guests on how to properly approach and fly on a Hippogriff. Hagrid’s hut will be seen as part of a feature about The Wizarding World of Harry Potter on NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice this Sunday, April 4.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show aired a video today from within The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. It offers the best look yet into the new land. You’ll see inside many of the stores, inside Hogwarts and a bit of the Flight of the Hippogriff ride.