Potter's Wizarding World Receives A 'Thumbs Up' From Hermione!

By Meera Dolasia on May 24, 2010

While the world anxiously awaits the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park in Orlando, Florida, some of the lucky stars from the movie series, got a sneak preview last week. Their verdict? A resounding thumbs up!

Emma Watson (Hermione Granger), was joined by Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid), Mathew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) and Oliver and James Phelps (George and Fred Weasley).

After posing for a picture outside Hoagsmede, the group made its way to the Three Broomsticks for a bite to eat and then to Hog's Head Pub for a taste of butterbeer. Then it was a visit to Zonko's joke shop and Honeydukes for some chocolate frogs. To equip themselves for the new year, the group strolled into Ollivander's, where Emma experienced a magical wand fitting.

Then it was time for the rides, which includes a family roller coaster called, 'Flight of the Hippograph' and a twin-speed roller coaster dubbed Dragon Challenge, after the Triwizard Tournament.

Also fun, was the Forbidden Journey, which takes visitors through Hogwarts and includes scenes and rooms from the entire series. While the group toured the Owl Post, there was no word whether they sent out any mail.

The 20-acre park, which is located inside Universal Studio's Islands of Adventure is scheduled to open on June 18th, but locals are hoping that they too will get a sneak preview before the rest of the world descends into Orlando!

sources: dailymail.co.uk, hollywoodcrush.mtv.com

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  • EliseTuesday, March 22, 2016 at 7:14 pm
    Harry Potter is my life!!!!!!
    • harreit potterSunday, January 10, 2016 at 11:26 am
      I want to see hermione
      • seeker Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 6:30 am
        i know right?
        • hogwartsgeek222Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 6:29 am
          i really wanna go so badly:'(
          • fcghkMonday, October 19, 2015 at 4:57 pm
            awesome
            • #kkThursday, April 30, 2015 at 6:29 am
              i luv ginny!
              • hufflepuff17Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 5:30 pm
                I want to go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! can I get my wand?
                • disneyloverTuesday, April 28, 2015 at 8:40 am
                  i like it there harry potter is my fave movie but i like disney better
                  • QuiddichmasterWednesday, April 15, 2015 at 2:57 pm
                    I so want to go to Pottermore
                    • lizzy1228
                      lizzy1228Monday, April 27, 2015 at 5:04 pm
                      yeah it's cool
                      • lizzy1228
                        lizzy1228Monday, April 27, 2015 at 5:04 pm
                        very cool
                    • queensnitch
                      queensnitchTuesday, March 24, 2015 at 1:28 pm
                      awesome place, ive been there

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