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Is Matthew Lewis the new Ryan Gosling? Plus, tons of new interviews from the Diagon Alley preview!

Is Matthew Lewis the new Ryan Gosling? Plus, tons of new interviews from the Diagon Alley preview!

As I’m sure you’re well aware, the Diagon Alley expansion to Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter is opening to the public on July 8, and the media is losing their collective minds!

E! posted their exclusive videos from the Diagon Alley preview event this past week, which includes a funny interview with Matthew Lewis aboard the brand new Hogwarts Express ride!

In the interview, Matt is asked about a new article written by E! Online that calls him “the new Ryan Gosling.” Matt, always modest, when asked his thoughts said,

Insane. I think you’re mad. Yeah, that is… no, I’m not at all.

Matt also dished about the authenticity of the Diagon Alley expansion, especially the Hogwarts Express, which he calls “identical,” even right down to the material of the seats.

E! had the chance to interview Helena Bonham Carter during a tour of Gringotts Bank. Helena also praised the accuracy of the Wizarding World, stating that Gringotts looks “exactly the same except better.”

Helena was also asked if she would want to be in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film, to which she replied,

God, yeah!

E! also chatted with James and Oliver Phelps, Bonnie Wright, Evanna Lynch, Tom Felton, and Domhnall Gleeson during the Red Caret event. Check out all the videos above and below!

You can check out MuggleNet’s picture and video roundup from the Diagon Alley preview here or watch more cast Q&A videos here!

What do you think: Is Matt the new Ryan Gosling? Are you counting the days until July 8? Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

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