Harry Potter Searches For Platform 9 3/4 in New York Subway StationBy: Sean Patterson - November 20, 2013
For the past two months, theater troupe Improv Everywhere has been releasing a series of humorous real-life recreations of famous movie scenes. Movies such as Jurassic Park, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Rocky II have all been recreated in ways both silly and fun.
Most recently a recreation of that one scene from When Harry Met Sally with 20 women caused plenty of blushing.
For this week’s “Movies in Real Life” installment, Improv Everywhere went with something a bit more modern. The troupe enlisted the help of an 11-year-old actor and dressed him as the famed wizard Harry Potter.
The convincing Harry entered New York’s Pennsylvania Station with a trunk and bird cage containing a real-looking stuffed white owl. The actor then proceeded to inquire about platform 9 3/4 while telling everyone very openly that he was on his way to Hogwarts:
With eight movie scenes already released, the Movies in Real Life series still isn’t quite over yet. Improv Everywhere has stated that two more videos are on the way.