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WWoHP continues bringing in the Galleons for Comcast Corp

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Comcast Corp attributes first-quarter success to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Read all about it, and discover some fun facts about the theme park, here! Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 131: “Slow Your Roll” – now available!

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MuggleNet’s global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its re-read of the "Harry Potter" series. It's time to return to Dumbledore's office for the second lesson involving the story of Yyoung Tom Riddle! Join Kat, Rosie, Eric, and special guest author Melinda Salisbury as they discuss Dumbledore's actions and meet the future Lord Voldemort for the first time, in a discussion covering Chapter 13 of "Half-Blood Prince", "The Secret Riddle." Read More »

Universal Orlando Diagon Alley to pick up Thea Award this weekend

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You might remember a little while ago that we posted the exciting news that the Universal Orlando Wizarding World of Harry Potter is going to receive a Thea Award. The award will be given to the theme park by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) as part of the annual TEA Summit this weekend. Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 124: “So Obvious” – now available!

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MuggleNet’s global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series. Diagon Alley has become a pretty dark place, and Malfoy is up to no good, but one stop at Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes, and we're in much better spirits! Join hosts Kat, Michael, and Alison, along with special returning guest host Laura Reilly, as they discuss chapter 6 of "Half-Blood Prince". Read More »

Role Call: Singing Snape and TWO new guests for Expo Patronum announced!

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It's an exciting week for "Harry Potter" fans - we've got tons of new roles to announce including TWO new Special Guests for MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum, a music video starring Snape (who knew he could carry a tune?), another villainous role for a previous Doctor, new clips and trailers, and a look at new art from Diagon Alley artist Michael Curry and his design team. All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Book Review: Intrepid Traveler’s “Universal Orlando 2015″

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If you've been to Universal Orlando, you know how amazing and overwhelming Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios can be. If you have yet to make your trip, you may be anxiously awaiting your first visit, desperately wanting to make the most out of your time there. In either case, you may want to consider purchasing a travel guide to help you plan your next visit. For those Ravenclaws who like itineraries and lists, Intrepid Traveler's "Universal Orlando 2015" by Kelly Monaghan may be a worthwhile investment! Read More »

Win tickets to a special social media meet-up in Universal’s Diagon Alley!

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Bummed out because you don't have tickets to Universal's Celebration of Harry Potter? A contest running this month will give you a chance to attend one day of the festivities plus a special social media meet-up! Read More »

Diagon Alley, “The Silkworm”, and MuggleNet Live!: Expo Patronum – Our 2014 Year in Review

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It's that time of year again! MuggleNet looks back at all the ups and downs of "Potter" fandom in 2014 with our annual Year in Review. 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 »

Fantastical Orlando giveaway winners explore Diagon Alley

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Remember our Fantastical Orlando giveaway? Our winner, Bryan, and his wife Emily share their experience with us! Check it out here! 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 »

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 »

Becoming Harry Potter: Joining your world #MyMagicalWorld

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Once we discover our magic and believe in our magic, it is time to find our magical world. For Harry, that world lay beyond a brick wall on a street called Diagon Alley. 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 »

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 »

Christmas in July

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A double dose of magic. Read More »

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley now open at Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando Resort officially opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley today, July 8, at Universal Studios Florida.

This morning, Universal Orlando Resort officially opened the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida. Confetti, fireworks, and a red carpet lined with dozens of cheering Diagon Alley team members welcomed thousands of excited guests as they entered the all-new spectacularly themed land for the very first time. Read More »