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   Video: Scaffolding down at Hogwarts0 Comments

A new video by Behind The Thrills shows that the scaffolding has nearly all come down from around the Hogwart's building at Universal Studios Hollywood.



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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 16:34.00 GMT | Submit News | Tags: Theme Park, Video, Universal Studios Hollywood

   Universal Studios Hollywood - New image0 Comments

A new image has been released by Universal Studios Hollywood




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The new image, which depicts a wand-wielding Harry Potter in the foreground with a bustling snowcapped Hogsmeade village and a spectacular view of the iconic Hogwarts castle in the background, captures the spirit of this dynamic new immersive environment as the theme park readies for the West Coast’s debut of the “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.”


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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 16:34.00 GMT | Submit News | Tags: Theme Park, Universal Studios Hollywood

   Virtual tour of Wizarding World Hollywood0 Comments

Universal Studios Hollywood has provided a virtual tour of their upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park.


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The video, which can be viewed at Universal Studios Hollywood’s newly launched “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” interactive website and here, will highlight some of the land’s best-known shops and eating establishments, including Ollivanders™ wand shop, Three Broomsticks™ and Honeydukes™.

More than five years in the making, and inspired by J.K. Rowling’s compelling stories and characters that were brought to life in the Warner Bros. films, “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will be masterfully recreated with impeccable detail as a real world interpretation at Universal Studios Hollywood. “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will be faithful to the visual landscape of the fiction and films, including Hogwarts castle which will serve as its iconic focal point.




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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 18:18.00 GMT | Submit News | Tags: Universal Studios Hollywood

   Win a once-in-a-lifetime trip!0 Comments

To celebrate the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 7th, Warner Bros. in association with TripAdvisor, are holding a competition for one winner and three guests to experience all of the Harry Potter attractions that are across the world!


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This exciting contest, which kicked off on January 14, will whisk the sweepstakes winner and three guests on a spellbinding voyage to visit “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” locations around the world beginning with the Grand Opening at Universal Studios Hollywood and including lands at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Japan.

The winners will also visit “The Making of Harry Potter” at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, where they can discover behind-the-scenes filmmaking secrets at the home of all eight Harry Potter blockbuster films.


Fans can enter to win at www.tripadvisor.com/wizardingworldhollywood or by clicking here.

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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 19:03.20 GMT | Submit News | Tags: Warner Bros., WB Studio Tour, Universal Studios Hollywood

   Preview of WWOHP Hollywood0 Comments

The LA Times is reporting that some lucky visitors to Universal Studios Hollywood were given a sneak peak of the Harry Potter section.

The sneak peak at the rehearsals occurred on February 12th and 13th.


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It’s common practice in the theme park industry to put rides and attractions through the operational process prior to official opening,” said park spokeswoman Audrey Eig.



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During the technical rehearsals, the retail shops and restaurants, including Ollivanders Wand Shop and the Hogsmeade Pub, may also open for short periods. But park officials warn that they cannot guarantee when or if the new land will open on any given day.


How exciting!

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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 07:57.00 GMT | Submit News | Tags: Universal Studios Hollywood

   New images of WWOHP food!0 Comments

Thanks to Universal Studios, we now have brand new images of the food that will be served at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Hollywood theme park.

As you can see, a lot of the food is British inspired and looks really tasty!!









To view all of the images in our gallery, click here.

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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 20:29.25 GMT | Submit News | Tags: Theme Park, Universal Studios Hollywood

   Join the Hogsmeade Hunt!0 Comments

Find each wizarding item on participating websites for a chance to win a trip for 4 to Universal Studios Hollywood to visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter!

Visit the Hogsmeade Hunt website every day and you can also be one of the daily instant winners of a Harry Potter Collectible Hero Wand!

Visit the website by clicking here.

Please note that this competition is only open to US residents.

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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 19:17.19 GMT | Submit News | Tags: Universal Studios Hollywood

   Three Broomsticks menu updated0 Comments

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood has updated their The Three Broomsticks menu in preparation for Christmas.


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Holiday Feast – The first course will be a Butternut squash soup with crème fraiche. The main course will be a combination of Beef Wellington served with a tarragon aioli sauce & oven roast turkey served with gravy, sage stuffing, roast sweet potato, dried cherries with winter vegetables.

Specialty Chicken Sandwich- Honey Ale marinated baked chicken breast with melted cheddar cheese, Applewood bacon, roasted roma tomatoes, lettuce, and béarnaise sauce on a toasted brioche bun.

Eton Mess (Dessert)- A traditional English Dessert consisting of a mixture of strawberries, broken meringue, and whipped heavy cream.


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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 18:57.36 GMT | Submit News | Tags: Universal Studios Hollywood

   Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey gets a make over!0 Comments

The Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride at Universal Studios Hollywood has been enhanced from 3D to 4K-HD.

The ride's film now projects at an astounding rate of 120 frames-per-second.


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Originally projected at 60 frames-per-second, the new ride media now displays at twice the frame rate offering superior clarity and remarkably sharper images than previously shown, with imagery that is stunningly ultra-realistic.


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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 14:16.55 GMT | Submit News | Tags: Universal Studios Hollywood

   Christmas comes to the Wizarding World!0 Comments

Harry Potter fans will be able to experience Christmas at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter from November 24th until January 7th 2018.

We are delighted to welcome Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter as a new Universal Studios Hollywood holiday tradition. Millions of guests visiting from around the world have already experienced the incredible offerings of this immersive land. This exciting new holiday program further expands the Harry Potter universe by bringing some of the holiday spirit from the films to life for guests to experience for themselves. said President and COO of Universal Studios Hollywood Karen Irwin.

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 Posted By: StefanPosted At: 11:00.00 GMT | Submit News | Tags: Universal Studios Hollywood