Special guests for the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hollywood has been announced for April 5th.
Acclaimed Award-Winning Composer John Williams Conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra in Ceremonial Tribute as Universal Studios Hollywood Celebrates the Highly-Anticipated Arrival of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter”
WHO: Legendary Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe, BAFTA and Grammy award-winning composer John Williams conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; Harry Potter film talent, including Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) and James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), along with Hollywood celebrities, including Viola Davis, Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Nicotero (Executive Producer, “The Walking Dead”) and Chris Hardwick (host, “The Talking Dead”), among others. Also attending are Larry Kurzweil, President, Universal Studios Hollywood; Tom Williams, Chairman & CEO, Universal Parks & Resorts; Mark Woodbury, President, Universal Creative; Ron Meyer, Vice Chairman, NBCUniversal; Kevin Tsujihara, Chairman & CEO, Warner Bros. Entertainment and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti.
WHAT: A spectacular fireworks display will underscore the celebration of the highly-anticipated opening of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” at Universal Studios Hollywood, commemorating the West Coast debut of this immersive land.
“The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” officially opens to the public on Thursday, April 7 at 8:00 a.m.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
4:30-5:30 p.m. – Press call time for positioning on the red carpet
6:30-7:30 p.m. – Talent red carpet arrivals
7:45 p.m. – Press relocate from red carpet to event location within the land
8:15 p.m. – Program begins
WHERE: Universal Studios Hollywood 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 90068