Sorry to disappoint, but J.K. Rowling probably isn’t bringing back Harry Potter

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I scream, you scream, we all scream for another goddam Harry Potter book because sweet Jesus, it would be better than your name coming out of the Goblet of Fire.

But it’s probably not going to happen.

J.K. Rowling, little known author behind the Harry Potter books and occassional Tweeter, sent out this message last night:


And everybody lost their collective shit.

Hollywood Reporter got in there early with:

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The Guardian posted:

Elite Daily posted:

And then J.K. Rowling had the last laugh, because she was merely referring to the screenplay she’s working on for Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, the trilogy of movies set in the Harry Potter universe about magical beast loving Newt Scamandar. (Side note: why did Hagrid never prescribe this book?? It was all monster books that tried to eat the students and terrified the poor, beleaguered staff at Flourish and Blotts.)

She left some helpful hints as to the cryptic meaning of her first tweet:


And then, in case we still didn’t get it:



Ergo, Harry Potter and the time he felt like an angsty twenty something after defeating Voldemort and not having a whole lot going on anymore is probably not going to happen.

I know. I know. There, there.

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24. Aussie-Brit mongrel. Writer, feminist, terrible cook. Struggles at life to the point where she once got on the wrong end of a train and ended up in Austria instead of Croatia. When she grew up she wanted to be an actress, author, astronaut, architect and in advertising, in that order. Now she writes about new bars and calls it "journalism".

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