Planning your summer vacation is going to be a wiz! Harry Potter fans have yet another reason to eagerly anticipate the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley this summer: a cast reunion!
Alan Gilmore, the art director for both the rides and the films, revealed to MTV that Harry, Ron, and Hermione (Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, for the sticklers) will be featured in brand new scenes that will play during the “Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts” ride when it opens at Universal Studios Orlando later this year. “They’re regrouping for one last adventure,” Gilmore said. “It’s all new; it’s a brand new film, and it’s absolutely film quality.”
It also seems as though Harry, Ron, and Hermione won’t be the only characters making an appearance on the ride. “Of course you have He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named making an appearance,” Gilmore said. “Helena [Bonham-Carter] supports him as one of his team. And then we have our main heroes appear as well. You get to meet all the great characters from the stories.”
Unfortunately, we are unable to wave a magic wand and force the ride to open early. See you in Orlando!
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley opens this summer!