Aww! If you were looking forward to watching Harry Potter and the Cursed Child hit the big screen, you’re unfortunately out of luck.
J.K. Rowling says those rumors that have been going around claiming the play is turning into a film are definitely not true.
“I know a lot of people are looking for reasons to be cheerful today, but there is NO TRUTH to the rumour about a #CursedChild movie trilogy!” she wrote on Twitter on Friday (January 20), seemingly referencing Inauguration Day.
The play opened in London last year, picking up Harry Potter’s story 19 years after the last novel ended.
There is a silver lining, though, as Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is still coming to Broadway!
Bonnie Wright is looking to get sorted into Hogwarts all over again!
The Harry Potter star stopped by the Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them Exhibit Preview at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles and tried on the hat once again.
While we didn’t actually see Ginny get sorted in the Harry Potter movies, we’re assuming she did put it on behind-the-scenes.
Bonnie herself was actually sorted into Gyffindor on Pottermore!
After meeting with Fantastic Beasts star Dan Fogler, Bonnie headed over to Universal Studios Hollywood to check out the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
See all the cool pics below!
Excuse us, Emma Watson, can we borrow that pink dress you wore for the Yule Ball in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire?
It’s been our dream to go to a ball like this and Barnes and Noble bookstores just announced their holding one NEXT WEEK!
Called the “Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball” stores across the country will feature dancing, music, Harry Potter-themed activities and a special giveaway and the best part? WE GET TO DRESS UP!
Emma, seriously, we need that dress!
The Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball will also have a designated Harry Potter Themed Craft Making Station, where customers can create their own ornaments and owl fans, PLUS, Wizard Charades, Trivia, a Word Search, and more.
Guests who attend will also get a special Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition poster.
BRB, going to call up Matthew Lewis to see if he’s free…
Attention Harry Potter fans: J.K. Rowling‘s hit play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is coming to Broadway!
The play – which originally debuted at London’s West End – will open at Lyric Theatre in Spring 2018.
After Cirque du Soleil’s show Paramour finishes using the theater in April, millions of dollars of renovations will take place, including a smaller, more intimate theater space.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – set 19 years after the last Harry Potter book ended – is directed by John Tiffany and based on an original story by Jack Thorne.
J.K. said in a statement, “I’m delighted we are one step closer in bringing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Broadway and very excited by the proposed plans.”
Click here to read Emma Watson‘s review of the play!
You are now one step closer to your dreams of becoming a professional Quidditch player!
It was just revealed that the Harry Potter-based wizarding sport is getting its own Premier League, joining the ranks of sports like the UK’s Premier League Soccer.
The League is following in the footsteps of the United State’s Major League Quidditch and matches are set to take place between July and August during the QuidditchUK off-season.
“Each fixture will comprise of three matches, where each team plays the other three teams in the division. The QPL season will conclude with a scintillating championship weekend, bringing the teams from each division together to crown a champion,” their site explains.
Each team will have custom logos and Quidditch uniforms made just for them! You can start to catch the teams in action next year.
It’s officially been confirmed that the Head of Hogwarts AKA Dumbledore will be coming to Fantastic Beasts movies!
The director of the film, David Yates, shared the news that the beloved wizard will be portrayed by a new actor in the Harry Potter spinoff series.
“In the second movie Dumbledore comes back. He’s got a couple of good scenes with Newt…We’re discussing who would play Dumbledore. Any suggestions would be good,” he said during an interview with Screen Rant.
Casting is currently underway for the role in the Harry Potter prequels, which is now set to span five films.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is set to hit theaters on November 18th.
The cast for the upcoming sequel for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is shaping up before the first movie in the franchise even hits theaters!
Johnny Depp was just cast in a co-starring role alongside Eddie Redmayne, according to Deadline.
While it is not yet known who Johnny will play in the film, he is rumored to be making a quick appearance in the first installment of the franchise, out in theaters on November 18.
The upcoming movie follows a secret community of witches and wizards in New York and is set 70 years before the events in Harry Potter.
Are you ready to read the third and final Magic in North America short story from J.K. Rowling?!
The Magical Congress of the United States of America (MACUSA) just dropped on pottermore.com and explores the roots of America’s secret wizarding governing body and is available exclusively
It also “reveals how MACUSA was formed and tracks the odyssey of its various headquarters as it moved from an enchanted edifice in the Appalachian Mountains to Williamsburg, Virginia; Baltimore, Maryland; Washington, D.C.; and, finally, to New York City, where it was magically modified to be hidden from No-Majs (the American term for Muggles).”
In addition, The Magical Congress of the United States of America references the upcoming movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which hits theaters on November 18.