It is less than a week to go until the grand opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal Orlando® Resort. Last month, some of the movie stars from the Harry Potter series got a sneak peek of some of the rides and shops.
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Universal Orlando® sent us a video showing actors Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), Robbie Coltrane (Rubeus Hagrid), Oliver and James Phelps (George Weasley and Fred Weasley, respectively), and Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) riding “Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.”
All the actors said they were really impressed with the size and detail of the whole attraction. It’s much bigger than the movie sets and some of them were actually moved just walking through the attraction.
[photogallerylink id=13090 align=left]“I had a rather emotional moment actually, because it was kind of like bits of your life suddenly, you know, made real,” said Coltrane.
The actors also got to sample Butter Beer, a drink from the Harry Potter books, which will be served exclusively at Universal Orlando.
The attraction officially opens on June 18 at Universal’s Islands of Adventure.
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