Universal Orlando released news today of two scheduled LIVE FEEDS this week from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter opening events to appease those of us unable to make the opening of the park *coughlikemecough*.
According to their newsletter:
WHAT: Universal Orlando Resort invites viewers to watch the official grand opening events for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter live on www.UniversalOrlando.com/HarryPotterNews.
Viewers will be treated to highly-visual and entertaining events commemorating the opening of the world’s most anticipated entertainment experience. Viewers may even get a glimpse of stars from the “Harry Potter” films who will be in attendance at the events.
Live updates from the grand opening events will also be shared on Universal Orlando Resort’s Twitter page – www.twitter.com/UORnews.
More than five years in the making, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is the most highly anticipated entertainment experience of 2010. The 20-acre area inspired by J.K. Rowling’s compelling stories and characters features multiple themed attractions, shops and a restaurant and brings the magic of Harry Potter to life.
Celebrity Preview* — Wednesday, June 16 from 9:30 – 10:00 PM EDT
Official Public Grand Opening — Friday, June 18 from 9:00 – 9:30 AM EDT
NOTES: Go to www.UniversalOrlando.com/HarryPotterNews and click on the LIVE FEED button at the top left of the home page (next to the RSS feeds button)
MEDIA CONTACT: Universal Orlando Resort Public Relations, (407) 363-8220, www.UniversalOrlando.com/HarryPotterNews
Tom is scheduled to attend both the Celebrity Preview and the Official Public Grand Opening events. He is to be joined by co-star’s Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Matt Lewis, Bonnie Wright, James Phelps, Warwick Davis, Michael Gambon, and Oliver Phelps. No word yet on whether co-star Emma Watson will be in attendance. Hopefully we’ll be able to catch all of them on the live feeds available.
In addition to the live feeds, NBC’s Today Show will be sending Al Roker and Ann Curry to interview the cast about the park and the end of the era at the Official Public Grand Opening Ceremony. So set those DVR’s to record for possible Tom-related goodness.