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Rumor Alert: Hogwarts Castle Ride to Feature Ten Scenes from Harry Potter Films?

Posted by: sue
July 24, 2009, 06:25 AM

Rumor Alert today regarding the ride that will be contained within the giant Hogwarts Castle currently under construction at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park attraction in Orlando, Florida. As a follow to the report from last week on the inclusion of Magiquest as well as news on the Castle ride, Theme Park Insider is now reporting that "the ride vehicles will be four-person seats on Kuka robot arms, mounted from an overhead track. And there will be about 10 scenes in the ride."  You can also vote on some scenes the author has personally selected on what he might like to see during the course of the castle ride.

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4452 Points

awesum :)

8876 Points

This just keeps getting better … first they get the wand thingies, now they’re getting even more scenes for the ride. squee

Posted by Moose_Starr on July 24, 2009, 11:03 AM report to moderator
85 Points

Gawd I can’t wait, I will be there opening day.

Posted by Teambaylagoon on July 24, 2009, 12:15 PM report to moderator
80450 Points

I will be there…

Posted by Won_Two on July 24, 2009, 12:25 PM report to moderator
1925 Points

can’t wait for the park to open up!!! :)

Posted by Parkinsonpansy on July 24, 2009, 12:27 PM report to moderator
3703 Points

Cool =]

Posted by Christine on July 24, 2009, 12:35 PM report to moderator
3271 Points

So cool! :D

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on July 24, 2009, 12:39 PM report to moderator
2661 Points

That sounds great, I can’t wait!

Posted by Wingardium Leviosa ❄WBM❄ on July 24, 2009, 12:51 PM report to moderator

Let me clarify thing: I’ve seen some parts of the walls they are using for the castle and Hogwarts castle won’t be the same scale as the movie, (it would be very dificult to build), but it will be scaled in a way that it seems big, so we’re not going to go technicaly inside the castle. If there are castle locations, they won’t be inside the exterior model because they just don’t fit. Probably all interior locations will be constructed beneath the castle.

Posted by minitontis on July 24, 2009, 01:52 PM report to moderator
4024 Points

Interesting …. sounds like fun. I cannot wait! :D

4024 Points

Interesting …. sounds like fun. I cannot wait! :D

4024 Points

Opps, sorry for double post! :D

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Posted by GTHunter [FTC!] on July 24, 2009, 03:42 PM report to moderator
1828 Points

I can’t decide whether to go next year, or hold off and wait ’till I head over there for Leaky Con in 2011.

Posted by ClaireM ~ROAR~ on July 24, 2009, 03:52 PM report to moderator
2417 Points

So cool

Posted by Hagrid 713 (ROAR) on July 24, 2009, 04:07 PM report to moderator
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