Tag: Harry Potter

Interview With Thierry Coup, VP of Universal Creative, Part 1

Interview With Thierry Coup, VP of Universal Creative, Part 1

| September 6, 2010 | 2 Replies

A Total Recall of his Forbidden Journey Part 1 of 3: From Films to Theme Parks Recently, I spoke with theme park designer Thierry Coup, Vice President of Creative Development for Universal Creative and the executive in charge of all media production for Universal Parks and Resorts.  He is the brains behind the new Wizarding [...]

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Harry Potter Opening Weekend: Universal Orlando’s Dark Mark

Harry Potter Opening Weekend: Universal Orlando’s Dark Mark

| June 20, 2010 | 5 Replies

An Onsite Report From Aaron DelPrince We’ve waited anxiously for the new land in Islands of Adventure to officially open to the public.  Friday, June 18th was the date, and Lord Voldemort must have sent the Dark Mark into the air to summon not only the Death Eaters, but the entire Muggle world to descend [...]

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Preview Universal Orlando’s Harry Potter on NBC June 6th

Preview Universal Orlando’s Harry Potter on NBC June 6th

| June 6, 2010 | Reply

A TV special showcasing Universal Orlando’s new Wizarding World of Harry Potter will air on NBC on Sunday, June 6th from 7:00-7:30pm EST.  The Grand Opening of the new land in Islands of Adventure is scheduled for June 18th.  In the TV special, Universal promises exclusive commentary from the film stars on the new environment. [...]

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VIDEO: Wizarding World of Harry Potter

VIDEO: Wizarding World of Harry Potter

| May 28, 2010 | 3 Replies

A first look video at the new themed Wizarding World of Harry Potter area at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

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First Look at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

First Look at Wizarding World of Harry Potter

| May 28, 2010 | 5 Replies

Here are some images from today’s preview of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Complete Photo Gallery Video

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Tour Universal’s Wizarding World With Their Creative Team

Tour Universal’s Wizarding World With Their Creative Team

| May 26, 2010 | 6 Replies

Recently, I was invited by Universal Orlando to participate in a select media tour of their parks.  This press tour was on Sunday, May 16th with only 30 journalists from all over the world as part of the International Pow Wow travel conference.  We were led throughout both theme parks of the Universal Orlando Resort.  [...]

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Grand Opening Invite for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Grand Opening Invite for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

| April 29, 2010 | 2 Replies

Look what the Mailman just dropped off. It’s the invitation to the Grand Opening Celebration for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando. This has to be one of the most impressive invitation packages that I’ve ever received.

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