Tom Felton and Bonnie Wright to Attend Harry Potter Theme Park in May

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Dec 14, 2009

Posted by SueTLC

The December issue of The Magazine from Canada contains new interviews with Tom Felton (Draco), Bonnie Wright (Ginny), James and Oliver Phelps (Gred & Forge), Jessie Cave (Lavender) and Dave Legeno (Fenrir) as part of the promotion for the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DVD. During the interview, they are asked about the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter Theme Park currently under construction at Universal Orlando, Florida. The answers were as follows:

T(Tom Felton): We are going there in May?
B (Bonnie Wright): We’re looking forward very much to seeing what that’s all about…They’re making it so as a fan of the book, I’m intrigued to go down and see it… I think it’s the idea that it’s not like when you go to Disney and you can get Mickey Mouse…they’re just having wizards and dragons and more of the generic experience.”

Please note: While this is not specific confirmation of an opening date for the theme park, this is the second time now we’ve heard the month of May as a time frame for the park to be opened (as opposed to the standard “Spring” of 2010). You can see the entire scans of the interview here at Snitchseeker.

Thanks much to SS for emailing!





37 Responses to Tom Felton and Bonnie Wright to Attend Harry Potter Theme Park in May

Avatar ImageNicci Weasley says: Great... may.... =)Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: I will be there!Avatar ImageHorcruxNoctus says: I hope there is a candy shop :) :) Avatar ImageDiamondWings says: so sooooo cool!!! =DAvatar ImageHPNAIV says: Yay!Avatar Imagecheeserpleaser says: I cannot wait to see the final park.Avatar Imagecosmo409 says: hoping i can find at least one friend to go down there in may with me!Avatar ImageAll Was Well says: Sounds great!Avatar Imageuknowho says: CANNOT WAIT! May needs to hurry up!!Avatar ImageRavenclaw98 says: sounds awsome!!Avatar ImageSmitch says: Generic experience? I'm not fond of that definition... Avatar Imageaj_ellybean says: I wish I could be there in May! My friend and I are trying desperately to save up money to go.Avatar ImageShinyPineapple says: omg cant wait!! i am soo going!!! may couldnt come fast enough!Avatar ImageDobbysSocks says: I'm actually subscribed to the magazine so I saw the interviews.Avatar Imagemiss molly says: Maybe there are reports of different dates (recently April or May) because they may do a soft opening a few weeks before time. I know Disney does this with there attractions. They will open the ride about a month early but only allow Florida residents with annual pass go on the ride early. Annual pass holders get notified by mail and e-mail that a ride is opening and are told the soft opening dates which tend to be 2-4 weeks before it opens to the public. After the ride they then stop some people to ask about the ride experience to see if there is some tweaking to do. I am not sure if Universal also does this too. I have never had a FL residence pass for Universal but I intend to buy one for 2010.Avatar ImageMr. Brightside says: Oh another interview. I guess i have to wait till Leakycon :pAvatar Imagejlinhard03 says: Hoping to go this summer!! Can't wait! I wish I knew if they were really going, I could plan around that.Avatar Imagevioletpotter says: i just hope im out of school in time to get down there! Avatar Imagewrightrox says: it's just down the street from me, so to speak, so i'll be there it's like a dream come true to walk the halls of Hogwart's and to go to Hogsmeade.......CAN NOT WAIT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Avatar Imagehermionenluna says: yay!Avatar Imagenealiezealbie says: its sounds like may is the month they'll be opening! glad to hear an actual month rather than just "spring" ...cant wait!Avatar Imagewandmastercalum says: I hope they come back again another time so maybe I could see them.Avatar Imagealicia00 says: what up with the pic. and anyway cool i want to go when that are there but i cant wause this year i am going to disney world and not unversol orlando shoot!Avatar ImagexAnaheyy says: I hope it's APRIL ! Its my 15th bday then, so I'm really hoping it'll open then !Avatar ImageFifi says: Cool.Avatar ImageQueenFergie says: Ahh, lucky Florida! Avatar ImageLauraKeaton says: I would love to be able to get there for opening, though I bet it'll be totally packed.Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: The opening is coming CLOSER AND CLOSER!!!Avatar ImageTheHeirOfSlytherin2 says: The Mag is awsome! I'm not a subsciber, but I do buy one each issue. I loved the July/August issue! It was all about Potter!Avatar ImageBech7Raven says: Can't wait till it opens! I sooo wanna go, it's gonna be fantastic I'm sure :DAvatar Imagesandripao_08 says: cant wait!! i reeeeeeeeeallly want to go for spring break or something :DAvatar Imagejennypuppy3 says: I was so hoping it would be in April for Spring Break... I wonder if the Trio (Daniel, Rupert, and Emma) will all visit the park during the opening! Maybe they'll sign autographs!!!!!!!Avatar ImagePensievePerson says: I can wait...my family visits Florida every year almost...we go to the parks. We are going to universal in a few weeks...should see the construction myself! And next year we will probably go to Florida, by the time the park is open! I'd rather not be there opening days, too much mayhem! Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: Oooh :)Avatar ImageAlicat0222 says: I bet it opens on May 2 (the anniversary of the Battle of Hogwarts)Avatar Imageemilyelizabethx says: I asked to go when it opened. Sadly i went last may so I'm not allowed until may 2011. But then I think i'm going somewhere else.Avatar ImageLittle Light says: =D

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