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"The Wizarding World of Harry Potter": Officially opens at Universal Studios Hollywood today, April 7, 2016. (PRNewsFoto/Universal Studios Hollywood)

Universal Studios’ Harry Potter land opens today

Harry Potter fans are in hog heaven with the opening today of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” at Universal Studios Hollywood in Universal City. Tickets for the long-awaited opening of this fantasy attraction were sold out days ago online. Several special deals such as the VIP Experience and Front of Line ticket option are sold out as well for Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9. In the works for more than five years, “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” is based on author, J.K. Rowling’s, popular novels and... Read More →

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Warner Bros. and Harry Potter creator teaming up again

Warner Bros is hooking up with bestselling author/Harry Potter creator, J.K. Rowling. on a new film series. The project steams from Rowling’s world of witches and wizards and inspired by Harry Potter’s Hogwarts textbook “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and the adventures of the book’s fictitious author, Newt Scamander, according to a Warner Bros Entertainment news release today. “Although it will be set in the worldwide community of witches and wizards where I was so happy for seventeen years, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’... Read More →

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Harry Potter shatters another record

Movie audiences are really wild about Harry — as in Harry Potter and the finale of the popular novel-based movie series. Tons of Potter fans stayed up late last night  — to catch the first showings of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2.”  In fact, the eighth installment of the series reportedly earned $43.5 million at the domestic box office during those midnight screenings. That blows away the previous record  of $30 million set by “Twilight Saga: Eclipse” back in June 2010. Internationally, this Harry Potter... Read More →

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