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Universal Creative tweaked the magical formula it used to create Hollywood's Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Jim Hill | Posted 04.07.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Given that there are already Wizarding Worlds in Orlando & Osaka, why should Harry Potter fans now travel to Hollywood to experience the third theme p...

Universal Orlando Has the Tech It Takes to Make "Skull Island: Reign of Kong" Trackless

Jim Hill | Posted 03.16.2017 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Right from the beginning, that was Universal's goal with its Florida theme parks. Create ground-breaking attractions which really pushed the boundaries when it came to technology. Place their guests right in the middle of their favorite movies & stories and then give these folks a visceral yet intimate experience.

How Universal Studios Hollywood Uses Krusty Burger to Keep Theme Park Guests from Peeking at Harry Potter

Jim Hill | Posted 09.26.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Fans of The Simpsons have been dreaming for decades now about getting the chance to visit Springfield. Well, that dream became a reality back on April 2nd of this year when Springfield officially opened at Universal Studios Hollywood.

In Time for the Scottish Referendum, the Battle of Bannockburn Gets a Facelift

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

The 1314 Battle of Bannockburn victory for the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence, led by Robert the Bruce, inspired the Scots to believe they could triumph even if they were outnumbered and outarmored by the English.

Exclusive: A Detailed Look at Diagon Alley, the Highly Anticipated Expansion of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort

Jim Hill | Posted 07.08.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Building on the success of Hogsmeade, Hogwarts Castle and the award-winning "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" attraction, Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. Entertainment today announced an expansion of historic proportion.

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Midnight Show Attendees Get Exclusive Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Access

Jim Hill | Posted 09.14.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

All over the US today, there are muddled Muggles wandering about. Devoted Harry Potter fans who just couldn't wait to see Deathly Hallows - Part 2. Wh...