Things We Saw Today: Hogwarts Castle Looks Gorgeous in New Universal Studios Nighttime Show
It’s time for a (not-so-surprising) confession from yours truly. I’m a complete and total sucker for nighttime fireworks and/or light shows. In fact, for the entirety of this five-minute-or-so video of the new projection mapped show in Universal Studios Hollywood, I was a bit of a teary-eyed mess. Never mind the fact that we could all use a bit of whimsy and wonder in today’s cold, cruel world; I was just awed by “Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle’s” pretty neat effects and its clever use of projections. I mean, it’s no “Remember… Dreams Come True” from Disneyland, but… hey, it’s still pretty magical. (via io9)
Speaking of magic, here’s John Boyega showing off a really neat souvenir he got to take home from the set of The Last Jedi: Finn’s blaster. Here’s hoping it wasn’t a parting gift or anything … !
- While we’re on the Disney or Disney-adjacent beat, let’s talk about this beautiful wedding between two Japanese brides at Tokyo DisneySea. (via LGBTQ Nation)
- Despite arguing and making a point about getting paid equally for her work in House of Cards, Robin Wright still hasn’t been offered a salary equal to that of her co-star, Kevin Spacey. (via The Daily Beast)
- There’s a new single-serving website called WillRobotsTakeMyJob.com that will gauge whether your job will someday be taken over by robots or not. For reference, “writers” (e.g., writers and authors) have a 3.4% chance of losing their jobs to robots. Phew. (via TheFW)
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