Le 10 juillet 2016, 05:16 dans Humeurs • 0
Broomstick ready? After a first announcement two years ago that J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World of Harry Potter would make its one and only home at the Universal Orlando Resort, the Florida theme park held its first official press preview Tuesday via Webcast and revealed some elements of what's to come ' Golden Goose though only a few.
The biggest news, as announced by Harry's nemesis Draco Malfoy (actor Tom Felton): The World will open in the spring of 2010. It will cover 20 acres within Islands of Adventure at Universal and be comprised of shops, dining facilities and several attractions, including the family-style roller coaster, the Hippogriff.
The World's centerpiece will be a 15-story Hogwarts Castle that will house the ride "Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey" and bring to life elements from the books and movies. Park creative directors, who worked with author Rowling and Warner Bros. on their designs, described the experience on Tuesday morning as "a sweeping adventure."
Once inside the gates, guests will be greeted by a steaming Hogwart's Express. Beyond that, the Main Village Square offers, among other stops, the Owlery, a Three Broomsticks restaurant and Hogs Head pub (pouring Butter Beer), Ollivanders wand shop and something described as "a Dragon Challenge."
Beware the fire-breathers.
And at Disney World 鈥eanwhile, across Golden Goose Sneakers Sale the greenery at rival Walt Disney World, the biggest facelift in the park's 38-year history was recently announced. When the pixie dust settles, by 2013, Fantasyland will be double its current size and feature a Princesses theme highlighting the heroines of The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and that eternal underdog Cinderella.