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Hot butterbeer now being served at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

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Visitors at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter can now sip hot butterbeer to keep out the winter chill! It was announced today that the new form of the wizarding drink is available throughout the theme park, and it makes a cozy alternative to the already popular cold, frozen, and ice cream butterbeer varieties. Read More »

Universal Orlando presented with awards for Diagon Alley

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All those long lines this summer in Orlando, Florida, were worth it. The attention to detail and the complete immersion into Harry Potter's world led to the theme park being awarded with one of the industry's highest honors. Read more here! Read More »

UPDATED: “Harry Potter” cast members to appear at A Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort!

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Universal Orlando Resort's A Celebration of Harry Potter is getting closer, and there are going to be some magical special guests in attendance! Find out who will be there! Read More »

Construction photos: Hogsmeade taking shape at Wizarding World in Hollywood

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Construction on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood is now well underway, and some new photos show Hogsmeade and Hogwarts coming along nicely! Read More »

In memoriam: Bob Weitkamp, WB SVP Global Themed Entertainment

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We true fans know that literally hundreds of people contributed to creating the world of "Potter" films that we love - Not just actors, directors, and screenwriters but also people who worked behind the scenes in props, costuming, negotiations - the list is endless. This week the "Potter" community has lost one of the little-known but influential people who helped shaped the "Potter" fandom: Bob Weitkamp. Read More »

New “Fountain of Fair Fortune” show premieres at Universal Orlando!

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Only this week, we posted an interview with designer Michael Curry in which a brand new "Beedle the Bard" show was hinted at. Now, "Attractions Magazine" has revealed that a brand new show, another of Beedle the Bard's tales, is now being performed at the park! Read More »

Exclusive! Production designer Michael Curry talks Diagon Alley’s “Tale of the Three Brothers”

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In an exclusive interview with MuggleNet, production designer and award-winning artist Michael Curry opens up about bringing "The Tale of the Three Brothers" to life for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley and hints at possible upcoming WWoHP projects. Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: The inside scoop on butterbeer!

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What's in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter's most magical treat? Find out in this week's MuggleNet Throwback! Read More »

Pottermore releases Celestina Warbeck information!

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Ever wondered about the background of Molly Weasley's favorite singer, Celestina Warbeck? Well, now, Pottermore has released brand new information written by J.K. Rowling about the magical singer, including the fact that today is the singer's birthday! Read More »

A Celebration of Harry Potter coming to Universal Orlando Resort in 2015!

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Universal Orlando Resort announces that they will be hosting the second annual "A Celebration of Harry Potter" expo in 2015! Read More »

Behind-the-scenes photos from Diagon Alley!

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There's been lots of buzz recently around the opening of Diagon Alley in Orlando at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The sculptor, Bryn Court, who worked on all the "Harry Potter" films, as well as countless other movies, worked as head sculptor on Diagon Alley,creating many of the sculptures that you see in the park today. Check out a selection of behind-the-scenes photos below! Read More »

Universal celebrated one millionth ride on the Hogwarts Express!

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It's been almost exactly one month since the official opening of Diagon Alley at Universal Studios in Florida, but the park is already celebrating a major milestone! Read More »

Universal Studios Hollywood continues building Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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Want to see the latest and greatest pictures of magical construction going on at Universal Studios Hollywood? Read More »

Universal Studios Japan is hiring!

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The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Japan has recently opened. Now, they are looking for talented actors to bring the experience to life! Read More »

Warner Brothers creates new team to oversee “Potter” franchise

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Warner Brothers has announced a new team to oversee the "Harry Potter" franchise. The group, known as the Harry Potter Global Franchise Development team, will "develop and execute a high level strategic vision for the 'Harry Potter' brand." Read More »

MinaLima on bringing “Harry Potter” magic to Diagon Alley

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"Harry Potter" fans know the design team MinaLima as the force behind all the wonderful designs and props in the "Harry Potter" films. For the newly opened Diagon Alley extension of the Orlando theme park, Universal used MinaLima to help bring the park to life. In a new interview, the MinaLima team, Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, speak about their work on Diagon Alley. Read More »

Hogwarts Express ride at WWoHP designed by Swiss cable car company

The Hogwarts Express has arrived at Universal Orlando Resort.  Today, October, 24, 2013, Universal Orlando placed the iconic locomotive and train tender on the tracks between the two theme parks.

It was recently revealed (during the NBC special about Diagon Alley) that the Hogwarts Express ride in the new expansion at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida, was created by a cable car company in Switzerland. Now, in a new article, swissinfo.ch shares a little more detail about the project. Read More »

UPDATED: J.K. Rowling visits Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan!

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In a press release from Universal Studios Japan and Warner Bros., it was revealed that prior to the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan, author J.K. Rowling previewed the park. Take a look at what she had to say about the newest WWoHP! Read More »

Updated: Coverage of the grand opening at Universal Studios Japan commences with a special report

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MuggleNet's special corespondent from Japan, Jay Mohri, attended a special preview engagement on Monday night to begin the celebration of the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Japan. Read More »

Magic, Mischief, and Madness: MuggleNet’s report from the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley

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Did you miss the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley? Never fear! Our report will fill you in on all the excitement and magic! Read More »