“Harry Potter” fans have had more time to learn more about the cinematic trickery behind the films.
Visitors to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London will be able to enjoy the special Magical Mischief feature – which looks at how certain tricks of sorcery have been pulled off – until June 22 after its original end date of May 1.
When fans enter the Great Hall, they’ll find the set dressed for a prank by the Weasley twins during an OWLs exam in ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,’ complete with a swinging pendulum. Dolores Umbridge’s distinctive pink two-piece outfit takes center stage – but keen-eyed visitors will also spot Fred and George’s suits on their broomsticks, hanging from the ceiling.
And that’s not all as there’s a demonstration of how the camera trickery was used for Harry’s Invisibility Cloak vanishing effect and visitors can even learn about origami to create their own “howlers”.
Another of Fred and George’s pranks is also highlighted, with an explanation of how the Creature Effects team was able to create actors James and Oliver Phelps’ long beards and scorched suits after trying to beat a line. of age to put their names in the cup. of Fire, while the secrets of the SFX team’s creation of the infamous letter scene inside 4 Privet Drive in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” will also be revealed.
The Cornish Pixies will also be loose around the studio tour and visitors are encouraged to collect stamps when they find them as part of the Marauder’s Map Activity Passport.
Later in the year, the Studio Tour’s popular Dark Arts feature will return in time for Halloween, from September 23 to November 6, and the various sets will be transformed for the holiday season when the Yule Ball returns for Hogwarts in the Snow. from November 12. until January 15.
Tickets must be booked in advance at www.wbstudiotour.co.uk or by calling the Studio Tour Visitor Services team on 0345 084 0900 and cannot be purchased at the attraction.