Amazing Harry Potter ride to open this summer

Published March 16, 2014 Associated Press Facebook36 Twitter122 Gplus0 Hagrid from the “Harry Potter” book and film series in a scene from the Hogwarts Express attraction that will debut this summer at Universal Orlando. The attraction will allow fans to ride the Hogwarts Express train and experience the British countryside just as the characters did in the book and movie series.THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The new Harry...

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Universal’s new Diagon Alley adds serious magic to Harry Potter attractions

By Ricky Brigante Published January 23, 2014 FoxNews.com     Sneak peek into Harry Potter’s new Diagon Alley at Universal Orlando   Slated to open sometime in summer 2014, the new addition to Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter will include an exciting new ride based on Gringotts Bank, a Hogwarts Express train — and much more.   Harry Potter fans, get ready to be blown away. On...

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J.K. Rowling working on Harry Potter spin-off movie

Published September 12, 2013 TVGuide In this film publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, from left, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe are shown in a scene from “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.” (AP) Actors Daniel Radcliffe and Ralph Fiennes are shown in a scene from the film “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” in this undated publicity photo. (Reuters) The series...

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Pez to create collectable Harry Potter dispensers

By Elizabeth Saab Published May 29, 2013 FoxNews.com Listen up all you Muggles and Pez heads. After eight blockbuster films, several Harry Potter-themed destinations, including a major Orlando theme park attraction, as well as countless spell-bound toys, food and products — you can soon add another American icon to the Harry Potter merchandise clan. Notoriously tight-lipped, Pez candy company rarely reveals themes that are in...

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Universal Orlando announces Harry Potter theme park expansion

By Ricky Brigante Published May 08, 2013 FoxNews.com The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley will include a marquee ride, a new restaurant and shops, and an iconic train trip. (Universal) The expanded theme park attraction is designed to follow the journey of Harry Potter, from London to Diagon Alley. (Universal) Coup confirm the dragon perched atop Gringotts Bank is not just artistc flair, stating “the...

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