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Wizarding World Theme Park Announcement Due Today; Video Overview of Park

Posted by: sue
September 15, 2009, 10:15 AM

Today is the day when Universal Orlando is set to unveil new details about the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction. TLC's own Melissa Anelli is down in Florida today for a special webcast and other announcements that are taking place this morning, and will bring us a very detailed report in the next few hours, stay tuned! Early reports from her say the stage is decorated like the Gryffindor Common Room, very beautiful. As the media interest in the theme park is now quite high, one of the local TV stations has a video preview online, including overhead footage of the park under construction in Orlando Florida which you can watch at this link.

Again, while we expect formal announcements and more in just over a half-hour, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter is due to open in early 2010, and will include at least three rides, one which will be housed in the giant Hogwarts Castle. Be sure to check out our extensive collection of concept art, construction photos, and more here in our galleries.

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1623 Points

I can’t wait to hear the announcement. I’ve been eagerly checking Twitter for details all morning. :)

Posted by Bookworm Jen on September 15, 2009, 10:18 AM report to moderator
50 Points

I’m sat at work waiting for the news!! So excited! Squeeeeeeeeeee!!

Posted by lulu_82 on September 15, 2009, 10:19 AM report to moderator
6690 Points

yay for twitter updates!

Posted by levi-OH-sa, not levio-SA [neville♥myhero] on September 15, 2009, 10:21 AM report to moderator
951 Points

I’ve waited all morning to hear the news. Exciting!

Posted by Shane [WBM] on September 15, 2009, 10:27 AM report to moderator
35 Points

I’ve been up for hours waiting to hear the news. Uber excited!

Posted by dh.vixen on September 15, 2009, 10:45 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

I wants the newz!

Posted by Won_Two on September 15, 2009, 11:28 AM report to moderator
9551 Points

It looks amazing, I hope I can visit it someday.

Posted by Tschudiff [FTC!] on September 15, 2009, 11:48 AM report to moderator
3031 Points

i wish i could go right away but if i dont think i can do both go to the park next year and to leaky con the next and if i have to pick one i would say leaky con cuz i can go to the park while im there… hmmm yeah

Posted by Horcruxalej on September 15, 2009, 12:30 PM report to moderator
355 Points

So exciting! Looks amazing.

Posted by Lisbry on September 15, 2009, 12:39 PM report to moderator
4138 Points

OMG it looks awesome!

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on September 15, 2009, 01:28 PM report to moderator
1397 Points

Exciting Times!!

Posted by Blatcher(ROAR) on September 15, 2009, 02:42 PM report to moderator
625 Points


Posted by humbert0 on September 15, 2009, 03:13 PM report to moderator
4852 Points

this is absolutely terrific. so much hp!!! :)

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on September 15, 2009, 03:49 PM report to moderator
3048 Points

I have to say that the announcement was well worth the days of anxious waiting we had!

Posted by Kirk on September 15, 2009, 04:04 PM report to moderator
3455 Points

so awesome!! i cant wait!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on September 15, 2009, 04:17 PM report to moderator
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