J.K. Rowling Announces New “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” for 2016

In a stream of late evening tweets (for American followers at least), commemorated writer and also benefactor J.K. Rowling has actually confirmed that a new Harry Potter tale will certainly premiere in 2016 … however it will not get on movie.

I’m likewise really thrilled to verify today that a brand-new play called Harry Potter and also the #CursedChild will certainly be opening up in London next year.

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015

It will certainly tell a brand-new story, which is the outcome of a collaboration between writer Jack Thorne, supervisor John Tiffany as well as myself. #CursedChild– J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015

I do not want to claim excessive more, due to the fact that I do not want to ruin what I recognize will be an actual treat for followers. #CursedChild

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015

Nonetheless, I can say that it is not a prequel! #CursedChild– J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015

To respond to one unpreventable (as well as practical!) concern– why isn’t #CursedChild a new story?– I am confident that when audiences see the play

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015

they will certainly concur that it was the only proper medium for the tale. #CursedChild– J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015

I’ve had numerous offers to extend Harry’s tale over the years, but Jack, John as well as Sonia Friedman are an all-star team! #CursedChild

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015

It has been a huge satisfaction to show to them (as well as soon, with you!) this untold component of Harry’s story. #CursedChild– J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015

The new play will no question break box office records in what will be a banner year for Potter followers. This new play including Harry himself, plus the brand-new Amazing Beasts as well as Where to Discover Them film trilogy starring Eddie Redmayne, as well as the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood. It’s a great time to be a wizard!

As the play will be a significant success in London, we intend to see it replicated on Broadway and on excursion in the United States as soon as 2017.

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