Tag Archives: Hogwarts

“Harry Potter” theme park coming to Southern California

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: And this is how the “Harry Potter” legacy will live on: Through theme parks. Now that The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida has ironed out its kinks (or the most part, from what I’m hearing), plans are being revealed to expand the Potter experience to[...]

Harry Potter “Making Of” studio almost ready for fans

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Harry Potter may be gone, but he’s hardly forgotten. Fans of the Boy Who Lived have ample opportunities to revisit the magical hero, from theme parks in Orlando to the original books that inspired the movie franchise. And soon enough, they’ll have another avenue to exercise their[...]

“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” – Review

HollywoodNews.com: There’s a palpable sense of finality in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” and it’s not just because it’s the last film in the series. From start to finish, it’s virtually all resolution, catharsis, or some kind of closure, and “the end” hangs heavy in the air[...]

Harry Potter stirs up interest for themed fancy-dress costumes

HollywoodNews.com: The media circus surrounding the release of the final Harry Potter film has sparked a huge interest in people wanting to look like J.K. Rowling’s characters, according to a leading online fancy dress company. Daniel Radcliffe returns to play the lead role of the bespectacled wizard for the eagerly-anticipated eighth[...]

NYC Added as Last Stop for Traveling “Harry Potter” Exhibition

HollywoodNews.com: North American fans of the Harry Potter series who have not have a chance to experience “Harry Potter: The Exhibition” will have another opportunity, as Warner Bros. announced that they’ve added another stop to the tour before sending it international. The tour, which debuted in 2009, has traveled to Chicago,[...]

“Harry Potter” planning July world premiere for final film

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The “Harry Potter” franchise – which will go down in history as the most impressive and accomplished film franchise in motion picture history – will draw to a close this summer when “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” opens in July. Today, we’re learning about[...]

Casting for Young Snape, Youngest Malfoy for “Deathly Hallows – Part 2”

HollywoodNews.com: Fresh off of the December reshoots for the Epilogue scene in next summer’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, more casting has been revealed for younger roles in the series finale. First, 14-year old Benedict Clark will play the role of a much younger Severus Snape, which[...]

Second Ollivander’s Shop Added to Wizarding World of Harry Potter

HollywoodNews.com: Anyone who has had the chance to visit Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of ‘Harry Potter’ knows that long, long lines are all a part of the experience, and no shop is more a testament to that fact than Ollivander’s Wand Shop. The powers-that-be at Universal must have also realized[...]

“This Week In Movies” – ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1,’ ‘The Next Three Days’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: This week in movies there is one story and it looms large. Every conceivable “Harry Potter” record was broken by Warner Bros. massive worldwide launch of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I.” With an estimated $125 million total domestically and a whopping $330 million combined[...]

Hot Topic Announces Launch of “Harry Potter” Boutiques

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: In anticipation of the November 19 release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, retail chain Hot Topic has announced the creation of boutiques dedicated solely for Harry Potter merchandise in their stores. Details from the press release can be read below: BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/[...]
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