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Wizarding World Celebrity Preview Beings Tonight at 9:30 PM EST (Updated)

Posted by: Edward
June 16, 2010, 07:30 PM

As readers will recall, tonight, the grand opening festivities at Universal Orlando's Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park will kick off at 9:30 PM EST with a Celebrity Preview, featuring actors from the Harry Potter films along with a performance of an arrangement by film composer John Williams.  This event will be streamed live via the Universal Orlando website right here.  At tonight's event, actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Michael Gambon (Professor Dumbledore), Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), and Warwick Davis (Flitwick) are said to be in attendance.  We will upload images and video from the event as they come online.

Update: The first images are starting to come online of actors arriving on the red carpet.  Additionally, images from this morning's press conference can be seen here.

Leaky's own webmistress Melissa Anelli is at the theme park for all the happenings and will be live Tweeting the event throughout the evening.  Stay close to TLC for photos and video of the event as it happens, as well as a recap later this evening.  

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1317 Points

I missed it too! Will there be a video???? Hope, hope, hope!!!!!!!

Posted by hewy on June 17, 2010, 11:25 AM report to moderator
4452 Points

Meliiiiiiiiiissa, you rock :) <3

562 Points

Local news anchor for WFTS-TV in Tampa, Florida compared the Spiderman ride to Harry Potter the Forbidden Journey ride saying that Forbidden Journey is like Spiderman on five cans of Red Bull!

Posted by Phoenix1946 on June 17, 2010, 01:04 PM report to moderator
3777 Points

man i got the dusting page all night and didnt see this update NOOOOOOOOOOO

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on June 17, 2010, 01:37 PM report to moderator
835 Points

I watched some of the videos I found online for this and saw Dan counting it down, saying Lumos Maximos and everything lit up and Warwick Davis conducting the Frog Choir! It was the most wonderful, magnificent, magical thing I have ever watched!

Posted by Gryffindor Cutie on June 17, 2010, 02:04 PM report to moderator
4852 Points

wooot! Thanks Leaky!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on June 17, 2010, 05:19 PM report to moderator
1026 Points

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i am so excited!

Posted by AbbyWeasley on June 17, 2010, 08:33 PM report to moderator
1373 Points

Thank you very much for all these photos! :)

Posted by Pollytomat on June 18, 2010, 11:15 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

How very lovely…

Posted by Won_Two on June 18, 2010, 05:21 PM report to moderator
3777 Points

bummed i missed it

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on June 21, 2010, 05:50 PM report to moderator
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