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(Live Updates) Universal Webcast Reveals Even More Details About Upcoming Park Expansion

Posted by: Melissa
January 23, 2014, 10:39 AM

Are you watching the Web cast? We'll be putting all the new details up in this post (and updating our previous one FULL of details about the park here) with all the new details! (Remember, LeakyCon 2014 is in Orlando this summer and will be having a specialContinued...

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Universal Orlando Releases New Info, Pics of Diagon Alley

Posted by: Melissa
January 23, 2014, 10:32 AM

Article by Margaux Herrera with on-site reporting by Melissa Anelli


Reading The Leaky Cauldron inside the Leaky Cauldron? They day is coming!

Universal Orlando is about to begin a Web cast that will reveal a lot of details about the upcoming Diagon Alley expansion at the Universal Studios themeContinued...

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Reminder: Universal Webcast at 10:30 Eastern!

Posted by: Melissa
January 23, 2014, 10:01 AM

Quick reminder: Universal Orlando is doing a webcast about the upcoming theme park expansion and we are on the ground in Orlando getting you all the details! Check back soon! And you can watch that webcast right here at Universal's site.

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New Images of "Diagon Alley" in Orlando

Posted by: Catherine
January 18, 2014, 11:18 AM

The UORBuzz twitter has posted new photos of Orlando's "Diagon Alley" expansion of the Harry Potter theme park. The photos, with the scaffolding taken down to allow a clearer view, are of Diagon Alley's water front. This will be the entryway into the park. The outside of the entryway looks like several LondonContinued...

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CW to air "Labyrinth"

Posted by: Catherine
January 17, 2014, 10:28 PM

CW has picked up the Labyrinth mini series. Labyrinth stars John Hurt (Ollivander), as well as Tom Felton. The mini series is based off of Kate Mosse's New York Times best selling novel, and will consist of only four hours of footage. Labyrinth has aired in Europe and Canada, and this will mark its US premiere. HoweverContinued...

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Universals New Trailer for "Diagon Alley" Park

Posted by: Catherine
January 17, 2014, 07:32 PM

Universal Orland has posted a new trailer for the Diagon Alley expansion of their Wizarding World theme park on their YouTube page. The teaser shows some of the most notable attractions in the books and films, such as the Weasley's Wizard Wheezes, Gringotts, as well as Knockturn Alley, Hogsmeade stationContinued...

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The Cripple of Inishmaan, Starring Dan Radcliffe, Coming to Broadway in April

Posted by: Mel
January 16, 2014, 08:55 PM

The Cripple of Inishmaan, which was performed last summer in London, will be coming to Broadway for a limited time starting in April and ending in July. Dan Radcliffe will resume his role as Billy Claven, the title character:

In a last-minute arrival that will qualify forContinued...

Lloyd Pack

Roger Lloyd-Pack Dies Aged 69

Posted by: Mel
January 16, 2014, 08:49 PM

We regret to report that Roger Lloyd-Pack, who portrayed Barty Crouch Senior in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, died yesterday due to complications from pancreatic cancer. Mr. Lloyd-Pack is survived by his wife, Jehane, and his four children, and our thoughts and prayers go out to them.

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Pottermore: More "Goblet of Fire"

Posted by: Catherine
January 16, 2014, 09:04 AM

Pottermore has released a tweet, and posted, that the next installment of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is now available to explore! Head over to Pottermore and enjoy what these next chapters have in store!

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Happy Belated Birthday Severus Snape

Posted by: Catherine
January 12, 2014, 10:33 PM

Yesterday celebrated the 54th birthday of Professor Severus Snape. As complicated as a character he can be, we do consider him beloved. Join us in wishing this special Hogwarts professor a very happy birthday! Many apologies for the delay, Professor, we know we aught to have received a walloping on the backContinued...

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A Magical Year in Review

Posted by: Catherine
January 03, 2014, 09:42 PM

As we wave our wands in farewell to 2013 and welcome 2014, we look back at the magic of this past year. Despite being two years post-production of the last Harry Potter film, this past year was not a quiet one. We saw many of our favorite Potter actors star in many new films, our favorite author secretly release a new book,Continued...

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J.K. Rowling Confirms Potter Play: Harry to Fly Onto Floorboards

Posted by: Melissa
December 20, 2013, 09:31 AM

Today on her Facebook page, J.K. Rowling confirmed a story that appeared in the Daily Mail claiming that a play based on Harry Potter's years as an orphan in Surrey would be winging its way to a UK stage. It will be based on Harry's "early years as an orphan an outcast...featuringContinued...

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Universal Studios Announce "A Celebration of Harry Potter"

Posted by: Melissa
December 19, 2013, 12:29 PM

We let you know yesterday what scant details we knew about "A Celebration of Harry Potter," and now the floodgates have been opened. Florida residents and Potterheads should get fired up over this news: Universal Studios is hosting a big Potter bash at the park from JanuaryContinued...

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter Webcast Coming Jan 23

Posted by: Melissa
December 17, 2013, 01:29 PM

Universal revealed today that on January 23 it will host a Web cast that will offer a sneak peek into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley, the new extension of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Universal Studios' Islands of Adventure Park in Orlando, FL. The announcementContinued...

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The Leaky Cauldron Officially Confirmed for Wizarding World of Harry Potter Expansion

Posted by: Mel
December 14, 2013, 08:48 PM

We knew it was happening, but it's good to hear it officially: The Leaky Cauldron will most definitely be a part of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley expansion. In a discussion between Harry Potter set designer, Stuart Craig, the President ofContinued...

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