We are being taunted. If you have visited Universal Studios Hollywood lately, you can see Hogwarts castle shaping up, looming atop the mountain. It’s achingly within reach and yet… Spring 2016. But Universal is ready to get people worked up about it, releasing key art this week to remind us about it. Again, just in case we hadn’t noticed the castle.
Let this tide you over for the next few months… we hope to keep on top of this story as the magic gets closer…
From Universal Studios:
Universal Studios Hollywood wields a bit of magic with the reveal of newly created signature art for the eagerly-awaited arrival of “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™,” scheduled to open in Spring 2016.
The new image, which depicts a wand-wielding Harry Potter in the foreground with a bustling snowcapped Hogsmeade village and a spectacular view of the iconic Hogwarts castle in the background, captures the spirit of this dynamic new immersive environment as the theme park readies for the West Coast’s debut of the “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.”
More than five years in the making, and inspired by J.K. Rowling’s compelling stories and characters that were brought to life in the Warner Bros. films, “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will be masterfully recreated with impeccable detail as a real world interpretation at Universal Studios Hollywood. “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” will be faithful to the visual landscape of the fiction and films, including Hogwarts castle which will serve as its iconic focal point.