Media Advisory/Photo Op - Harry Potter(TM): The Exhibition Preview Event at the Ontario Science Centre

Interview and Photo Opportunities with Harry Potter Film Stars

James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley)

TORONTO, March 31 /CNW/ - The Ontario Science Centre is proud to be the unique Canadian host of Harry Potter: The Exhibition, which opens to the public on Friday, April 9, 2010. Visitors will get a chance to peer into the famous wizard's world in an exhibition featuring hundreds of authentic props and costumes from the Harry Potter films, all displayed in immersive settings inspired by the film sets - including the Great Hall, Hagrid's hut and the Gryffindor(TM) common room.

Special guests James and Oliver Phelps, who play Fred and George Weasley in the Harry Potter film series, will be on hand to open this exhibition at the Ontario Science Centre, the first tour stop outside the United States.

WHAT:        Harry Potter: The Exhibition media preview

    WHO:         Harry Potter Film Stars James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and
                 George Weasley)
                 The Honourable Michael Chan, Minister of Culture and Tourism
                 Lesley Lewis, CEO, Ontario Science Centre
                 Eddie Newquist, EVP, Chief Creative Officer, GES
                 Young Harry Potter fans in costume

    WHEN:        Thurs. April 8, 2009, 10 a.m. SHARP
                 Introductory remarks, followed by a tour of the exhibition,
                 photo opportunities and interviews inside the exhibition

    WHERE:       Ontario Science Centre, Level 6

    DIRECTIONS:  770 Don Mills Road, Toronto
                 Park in visitor's parking lot and come to the main lobby for
                 sign-in

                 www.OntarioScienceCentre.ca

For further information: Ellen Flowers, Media Relations Officer, (416) 696-3154, Cell day of: (416) 771-2614, ellen.flowers@osc.on.ca