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    HBO Co-Producing J.K. Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' as a Miniseries with the BBC

    The author's first novel aimed at adults is set to become a three-hour, made-for-TV miniseries for the BBC and HBO.

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    JK Rowling to Pen Harry Potter Spinoff Trilogy

    Rowling will make her screenwriting debut by adapting "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" for the big screen.

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    J.K. Rowling Says Hermione Should've Ended Up With Harry Potter, Not Ron Weasley

    Even though the saga is over, and J.K. Rowling has long determined that the adventures of Harry Potter is over, she can't perhaps help but tinker and wonder. After all, she is writing a movie series based on the Hogwarts textbook, "Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them," and now she's openly specu...

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    J.K. Rowling to Write Harry Potter Inspired Film Series

    J.K. Rowling has teamed up with Warner Bros. to write a film series inspired by Rowling's Harry Potter series. This will be her screenwriting debut.

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    In the Works: J.K. Rowling to Pen First Screenplay, Set in the Wizarding World 70 Years Prior to Harry Potter

    Warner Bros. has announced an expanded creative partnership with "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling. She will make her screenwriting debut with "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," the first in a planned series of new films, inspired by Harry Potter's Hogwarts textbook.

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    J.K. Rowling Writing New 'Harry Potter' Inspired Film Series Based On 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them'

    While the exact size of the money truck Warner Bros. has driven up the doorstep of author J.K. Rowling has yet to be revealed, it looks like the adventures of Harry Potter will be continuing. Kind of. While not a direct prequel or sequel, or even involving the character at all, it seems the studio i...

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    J.K. Rowling Fooled Everyone With Latest Novel

    In April, The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith, was published. The book focused on private investigator, Cormoran Strike, who lost a leg in Afghanistan, his girlfriend left him and he is down to one client. Strike ends up investigating the case of famed supermodel, Lula Landry (known as the Cuck...

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    In the Works: BBC Set to Adapt J.K. Rowling's 'Casual Vacancy'; 'Jane Eyre' Producer Onboard

    The BBC is adapting J.K. Rowling's foray into non-YA lit, "The Casual Vacancy." Brit film and TV producer Paul Trijbits will executive produce a television production of the bestseller. Trijbits is first tasked with finding a writer to adapt.

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    'The Hobbit' Review: Bilbo Lives! Everyone Else, Not So Much.

    I have never been a Lord of the Rings fanatic, so take that into account, but The Hobbit made me miss Voldemort. I spent a fair amount of time during Peter Jackson’s latest installment in his Tolkien franchise comparing it to the Harry Potter movies, thinking how savvy J.K. Rowling’...

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    J.K. Rowling's 'The Casual Vacancy' Heads To BBC For TV Series

    So, can the words of J.K. Rowling make the same waves on the small screen, that they did on the big screen? We'll soon see as the 'Harry Potter' author's book, "The Casual Vacancy," is heading to the BBC.

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