We've seen Harry Potter World, Cars Land and even a "Wizard of Oz" amusement park. But where are the train-themed theme parks?! Thankfully, Thomas knows it's time to get "onboard." Thomas Land is a theme park all about the world's friendliest locomotive, Thomas the Tank Engine. Show More Summary
The wizarding world of Harry Potter is a pretty white-washed affair, according to a new study by Dylan Marron. Marron has been looking at various films and filmmakers to see how often a person of color speaks, and as we’ve previously reported, the results can be pretty stark. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Is Star Wars Land something unprecedented for the Walt Disney theme parks? Are the planned new lands at Disneyland and Disney's Hollywood Studios a response to Universal's Wizarding World of Harry Potter? Are single-IP...Show More Summary
And so it begins! Principal photography has started on "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," starring Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne, directed by "Harry Potter" veteran David Yates, and set in the wizarding world of J.K. Rowling. It's...Show More Summary
Despite the family time, it sounds like Ben Affleck’s 43rd birthday celebration at Disney World’s park, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, wasn’t exactly a joyous occasion. Ben was spotted there with Jennifer Garner and their kids yesterday on his birthday. An onlooker said the two didn’t look too happy together. RELATED: Is Ben Affleck […]
Makers of the Maguss Wand want to give fans a chance to "become a real wizard in a real world."
On select nights from September 18th through November 1st, 2015 something spooky happens at Universal Studios theme parks. No, we’re not talking about long lines at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Universal turns into a scream park, known for the last 20 years as “Halloween Horror Nights” – with haunted houses and horrifying mutants, […]
Harry Potter's brand of magic may not exist in the real world, but smartphone applications, electrical engineering and plastic wands sure do. Maguss uses all of these things, plus a badge that acts as a motion-sensing receiver, to bring wizard duels to the physical world. Show More Summary
Joe DeGeorge and Paul DeGeorge were not born wizards. Paul, the elder by eight years, toured the northeast with his feather-dusted power-pop project The Secrets. The 14-year old Joe would occasionally play with his brother in a band called Ed in the Refrigerators. Show More Summary
Okay, like many of you, I’ve been a fan of Harry Potter since the books were first coming out. I stood in the midnight lines. I read hundreds of fanfics. I spent hours considering the texts and subtexts of every chapter. I was PUMPED to go to a Harry Potter theme park. I was also ready to be disappointed. I had no idea what I was getting into.
In honor of the legendary 'Harry Potter' author's 50th birthday, here's a helpful list of questions about the Wizarding World (and beyond) you should never bother asking her again.
Not long after Chris Columbus was talking about a desire to return to the wizarding world of Harry Potter with a sequel taking place after The Deathly Hallows, a press release has announced a new animated film called Troll: The Rise of Harry Potter, Jr. Show More Summary
The Wizarding World of street racing. One of the most iconic songs from the top-selling Furious 7 soundtrack was undoubtedly Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth's incredibly sad See You Again. Well, if the Paul Walker tribute wasn't enough for you, a fan of another Hollywood franchise just made the song even more of a tearjerker by setting [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Warner Bros has set Dan Fogler to join the cast of Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, the David Yates-directed adventure set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World. Fogler joins Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Ezra Miller and Alison Sudol in the cast. Show More Summary
John Raoux/APShops on Diagon Alley at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando. Orlando's theme parks have been pretty crowded this summer, once again positioning the country's top tourist destination for another season of record attendance. Show More Summary
The Leaky Cauldron at Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley needs your vote to be ranked Best Amusement Park Restaurant. USA Today has nominated 20 restaurants from theme parks across the United States and is asking readers to select their favorite to create a ranked list. As of this morning, the Leaky Cauldron...read more!
The Harry Potter series met its happily ever after years ago but until now, Harry Potter fans the world over still haven’t quite recovered from the ending. In fact, million of Harry Potter fans are still subscribed to the wizarding world of Harry Potter through the Harry Potter fan website, Pottermore. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: The history of the Universal Studios theme parks can be divided into two eras: Before June 18, 2010 and After June 18, 2010. That was the date that the Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened at Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure theme park... Show More Summary
"I am a beautiful creature! I am a destroyer of worlds! I am HARRY FKING POTTER!!" This is a tale of magic. This is a tale of comedy. This is the tale of "Wizard People, Dear Readers"--the greatest fan project that has ever been or will be. Show More Summary
Yesterday, author J.K. Rowling let it slip that there’s a U.S. school for wizards and witches in the world of Harry Potter, and it will be featured in the upcoming movies Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. This has us wondering: Given American’s various educational issues, what will it be like? Read more...