Universal Studios Hollywood to get Wizarding World of Harry Potter

in Entertainment, Theme Parks, Universal Orlando, Universal Studios Hollywood

The magic of Harry Potter may be on its way back to Hollywood, but not as a movie. Unnamed sources tell the Wall Street Journal that a near duplicate of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando will be announced for Universal Studios Hollywood in California. Details are scarce and no confirmation is offered by Universal or Warner Brothers. But the Journal reports that an official announcement will likely be made next week.

It was only a few weeks ago that Universal Studios president Ron Meyer stated in an interview that more Harry Potter attractions are indeed on the way. Now the Journal is reporting that if the Hollywood version does as well as its Florida counterpart at the Islands of Adventure theme park, even more Potter attractions could be coming to Universal’s other properties in Japan, Singapore, and Spain.

But it’s too early to jump to conclusions yet without confirmation from the movie and theme park companies.

Read the full article at WSJ.com.

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