“Harry Potter” Statue on “Scenes in the Square” Trail Is Officially Unveiled
Harry Potter has now joined the “Scenes in the Square” trail in Leicester Sq. in London, making him one of many many characters that decision the path dwelling. The revealing of his statue occurred this morning.
This fascinating bronze statue depicts Harry flying on his Nimbus 2000 in the course of the Gryffindor and Slytherin Quidditch match in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. 2021 will mark the twentieth anniversary of this movie, which held its world premiere in Leicester Sq. again in 2001.
Harry is the ninth addition to “Scenes in the Square” and can stay right here till not less than July 2023. The path is free to go to and options different iconic movie characters together with Laurel and Hardy, Bugs Bunny, Gene Kelly in Singin’ within the Rain, Mary Poppins, Mr. Bean, Paddington, Batman, and Surprise Girl. You could find Harry’s statue on the north terrace.
The eye to element is wonderful! The statue reveals the Quidditch uniform completely and catches the wind via Harry’s hair as he zooms across the pitch. After all, any depiction of Harry wouldn’t be full with out his lightning bolt-shaped scar.
Ros Morgan, Chief Government at Coronary heart of London Enterprise Alliance, couldn’t be extra thrilled with this magical addition.
After we launched [‘]Scenes in the Square[‘] in February of this year, we said there would be more to come, and I’m thrilled our subsequent statue could possibly be one as iconic and magical as this. Harry Potter is massively necessary to literature, [to] theatre and naturally, to movie. In a path that celebrates cinema, it’s great to have a personality that has been so necessary to the UK movie trade included, and one with as nice British appearing expertise as Daniel Radcliffe. We all know there are followers of Harry Potter of all ages throughout the [w]orld, and we stay up for welcoming them to the West Finish, and Leicester Sq., at any time when that will likely be.
This is a superb solution to share the magic of Harry Potter. Will you be visiting Leicester Sq. to see this addition?