Tag Archives: Orlando

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Slideshow

HollywoodNews.com: I’ve spent the majority of the past three days in full geek mode, attending the Infinitus 2010 fan convention in Orlando, FL. One of the highlights of this weekend for me was my visit on Friday to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter park in Universal’s Islands of Adventure.[...]

HP Alliance Receives Chase Award at Infinitus

HollywoodNews.com: During a press conference streamed live online early Saturday afternoon, Chase Community Giving presented a $250,000 check to Andrew Slack and members of the HP Alliance, who won the Chase Community Giving Challenge on Facebook early last week. The presentation was held at 12:30pm in the midst of Infinitus,[...]

Fans Can Expect Fun, Fantasy and Friendship at Infinitus

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: I am writing this blog live from Orlando, where the Harry Potter fan conference Infinitus 2010 is taking taking place this weekend. Fans have traveled from all over the world to attend this event, which will have loads of fun fandom related events, a ball,[...]

Conditions add Warped Tour dates to their summer tour

HollywoodNews.com: Richmond, VA natives, Conditions, have just added a handful of Warped Tour dates to their summer tour. Making a claim of performing a countless number of shows, while on face value may seem noteworthy, does not necessarily speak to the impact a band is able to make while on[...]

Sony offers chance for city to host an “Other Guys” premiere

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Want to see Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg and director Adam McKay in your city? Thanks to a new online promotion from Sony, you might have a chance. Ferrell and Wahlberg’s new comedy, “The Other Guys,” will have its world premiere in New York City on Aug.[...]

‘Harvey Putter’ goes to Snogwarts: first-ever Harry Potter feature film parody is absurdly entertaining

By Whitney Milam HollywoodNews.com: You thought you knew everyone’s favorite scarred, messy-haired, bespectacled boy wizard. You thought wrong. And after watching Harvey Putter and the Ridiculous Premise, you’ll never look at Harry Potter the same way again. The first-ever (and only) full-length feature film Potter parody, the ground-breaking Harvey Putter[...]

Underoath kicks off the inaugural ‘Cool Tour’

HollywoodNews.com: As I Lay Dying, Underoath, Between the Buried and Me, Blessthefall, The Acacia Strain, Architects, Cancer Bats, and War of Ages are launching the inaugural year of “Cool Tour.” The tour is in association with Metal Blade Records, Atticus Black by Atticus Clothing, and Musician’s Institute College of Contemporary[...]

Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian nominated for induction into Bowling Hall of Fame

HollywoodNews.com: Justin Bieber could add another accomplishment to his already long list of awards. The 16-year-old has just been nominated as a possible inductee into the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame. The Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA) is paying tribute to celebrities and notable individuals who have[...]

Universal continues to struggle with lines and crowds at Harry Potter theme park

HollywoodNews.com: On the first day Hogwarts opened its castle doors to Muggles for the first time ever at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park in Orlando, the lines wrapped around three islands and resulted in over twelve hour waits. Now, over a month later, the crowds still haven’t[...]

‘Grease’ Sing-A-Long sells out at 6 locations

HollywoodNews.com: “GREASE” fans everywhere have spoken. Sellouts have been reported in Austin, TX, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, Ocala, FL, San Diego, CA and San Francisco, CA for the upcoming exclusive engagements of “GREASE” Sing-A-Long. On the heels of promotional, standing room only outdoor screenings played across the country,[...]