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6 Things Harry Potter Fans Will Love About Universal Studios’ ‘Wizarding World of Harry Potter’

31 March 2016 02:11:51 WN.com - World News

After a long wait, “Harry Potter” fans can finally hop on a broom and taste Butterbeer without flying across the country to Orlando — or the Atlantic to England. “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” opens at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 7, and the magical theme pack is packed with frosted windows, Chocolate Frogs, flying broomsticks and Quidditch equipment. In other words, the full Hogwarts experience. Walking into “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter,” followers of Pottermania can take a ride on the Hogwarts Express, which includes actual suitcases and luggage racks used in the movie. Looking past the train, the road of Hogsmeade Village is...

Vice All News Time31 March 2016 02:11:51


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Universal Orlando reveals details for 'Skull Island: Reign of Kong' attraction

27 February 2016 18:46:12 Latest News - UPI.com

Karen Butler ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Universal Orlando Resort's Islands of Adventure has revealed details for "Skull Island: Reign of Kong."

Vice All News Time27 February 2016 18:46:12


Walt Disney World, Disneyland Ticket Price Increases Likely Coming Soon As Universal Studios Raises Theirs

12 February 2016 06:59:50 WN.com - World News

Ticket prices for the most popular theme parks in the world end up increasing every single year, and it looks as if 2016 is going to be no different. Universal Studios Orlando seems to have jumped the gun this year as they’ve just announced increases and some changes to their ticket prices and structure. That being said, it’s likely only a matter of time until Walt Disney World and Disneyland end up doing the same. A little over a year ago, Walt Disney World did their annual ticket price increase which saw the cost of a day at Magic Kingdom go over $100. It’s believed that prices for one-day...

Vice All News Time12 February 2016 06:59:50


Oscar-winning studios employ Bolton SFX graduates (University of Bolton)

08 December 2015 11:02:21 WN.com - Africa News

(Source: University of Bolton) Posted on Tuesday 4th March 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy - Framestore's next big VFX outing On Hollywood's biggest night it was UK blockbuster, Gravity that was the year's biggest winner. At the 86th Academy Awards, the British-made film picked up the most Oscars, coming home with seven gold statues. One of the awards was for the film's groundbreaking visual effects (VFX) which were created by UK studio, Framestore. As well as being an Oscar-winner, Framestore has links to the University of Bolton. Scott Brindley,...

Vice All News Time08 December 2015 11:02:21


Universal Studios Orlando Buying Up A Lot Of Land — Third Park On The Way?

02 December 2015 22:01:30 WN.com - World News

A lot of talk has been going on lately that Universal Studios Orlando may be trying to bulk up their fight against Walt Disney World. Rumor has it that the company is going to be a buying a lot of land, over 450 acres as a matter of fact, and that they are going to......

Vice All News Time02 December 2015 22:01:30


Comcast buying majority stake in Universal Studios Japan

28 September 2015 13:57:37 WN.com - World News

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is buying a majority stake in theme park operator Universal Studios' Japanese arm for $1.5 billion. ......

Vice All News Time28 September 2015 13:57:37


Why Studios Could Lose $3 Billion Despite Record Global Box Office

24 September 2015 02:37:32 WN.com - World News

Thanks to Universal Pictures’ record-shattering year and explosive growth in China, the worldwide box office is running nearly 6 percent ahead of last year and is on pace to exceed $38 billion for the first time, Rentrak said Wednesday. That’s the good news. The bad news is that unfavorable exchange rates because of the U.S. dollar’s strength could cost the studios as much as $3 billion by year’s end, according to interviews with executives from multiple studios about the matter. That’s roughly 10 to 12 percent of the overseas box office haul for the year, which Rentrak projects to...

Vice All News Time24 September 2015 02:37:32


Universal Orlando's Wet 'n Wild water park to close

17 June 2015 19:45:42 Latest News - UPI.com

Karen Butler ORLANDO, Fla., June 17 (UPI) -- Universal Orlando has confirmed its Wet 'n Wild water park will close at the end of next year.

Vice All News Time17 June 2015 19:45:42


Universal Studios settles in Beijing (Beijing Municipal Government)

21 May 2015 09:46:24 WN.com - Asia News

(Source: Beijing Municipal Government) The Universal Studios will start construction on its first theme park in China this autumn, according to an...

Vice All News Time21 May 2015 09:46:24


Officials: 3 died in weekend helicopter crash in Orlando

23 March 2015 16:11:48 WN.com - World News

Police say 3 people died when a helicopter crashed into the unoccupied guest home of a house near downtown Orlando. The helicopter...

Vice All News Time23 March 2015 16:11:48