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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 »

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 »

NBC to air Diagon Alley special next week!

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We've been posting our own Diagon Alley reports all week, but it looks like there's even more to look forward to for fans itching to get a look inside Diagon Alley! NBC will be airing a special about the creation of the expansion next week, including a behind-the-scenes look at design and construction of the park! Read More »

Universal Studios Orlando launches new park app!

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With the opening of Diagon Alley imminent, Universal Orlando has just announced the launch of a new app, which will allow users to view wait lines, explore the park on an interactive map, and more! Read More »