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The Cuckoo’s Calling To Become a BBC TV Series


“The Cuckoo’s Calling” written by Robert Galbraith also known as J.K. Rowling is about to be adapted into a television series. The famous author wrote the novel and its recently published sequel, “The Silkworm,” under the pseudonym but was quickly found out. Now the novels are about to be the basis for a new series on BBC One.

The television series does not have very many details yet. But it is known that Rowling will participate as a collaborator on the new project. She also confirmed that she would write more novel is the series giving the BBC series plenty of source material.

Rowling announced the news on Twitter, with the following classy notice to her fans.

Despite being found out as the author, Rowling continues to write the Comoran Strike novels under the Galbraith moniker.

Rowling’s other non-Harry Potter novel, “The Casual Vacancy” is also being adapted for a  television series by BBC and is expected to air as a three-hour miniseries in February. There is no word on when “The Cuckoo’s Calling” may begin production or an anticipated premiere date.

Warner Bros. Details Release Dates For Fantastic Beasts Movie Trilogy

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Warner Bros. has released some details about the plans for their project, the big screen adaptation of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” by J.K. Rowling. The “Harry Potter” spinoff was confirmed to be hitting theaters as a trilogy with this first film releasing on November 18, 2016. In this week’s announcement, Warner Bros. revealed that the part 2 and part 3 would come out in 2018 and 2020 respectively.

The screenplay for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is being written by author Rowling. The tale follows a character mentioned in the Harry Potter series called Newt Scamander as he journeys through New York City. It is set 70 years before the HP series takes place.

David Yates is returning as director of the series. Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Fritz, who was at the conference this week, tweeted a cryptic note that said the series would be “at least” a trilogy. Could this mean there may be more films in the future?

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David Yates Directing Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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The film adaptation of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will be helmed by a director who at least knows what he is doing! David Yates has signed on to head the project which is based on the novel set in world of “Harry Potter.” Yates has previously directed four of the beloved “Harry Potter” film adaptations.

The novel, written by J.K. Rowling, is set in the wizarding world and is inspired by the Hogwarts textbook that was featured in the Harry Potter series also written by Rowling. It follows the adventures of the fictitious author Newt Scamander as he tracks down the mysterious, amazing, and all together fantastic beasts that are hidden among the wizarding and muggle world.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a planned trilogy. It will feature creatures, characters, and aspects of society that will be familiar to “Harry Potter” fans. However, the tale begins seventy years before Harry Potter begins.

Currently, there is no word on any actors attached to star in the project or when we can expect the film to go into production. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will release in theaters on November 18, 2016.

Harry Potter Spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Set for November 18, 2016


Warner Bros. is not wasting any time. The company has announced that the “Harry Potter” franchise spinoff novel, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” will have its film version released on November 18, 2016.

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” was also written by J.K. Rowling. It follows the adventures of the book’s fictitious author, Newt Scamander.

The novel is the first in a planned trilogy set in the world of wizardry. It will feature magical creatures and characters, some of which will be familiar to devoted Harry Potter fans. The laws and customs of the hidden magical society will be familiar to anyone who has read the Harry Potter books or seen the films, but Newt’s story will start in New York, seventy years before Harry’s gets underway.

Ron Weasley: The Boy Who Almost Wasn’t

Can you imagine a world where Ron died half way through the series? Where he doesn’t end up with Hermione and they don’t live happily ever after? Well it was almost a reality and fans everywhere feel relief about what could have been (but never was).

You might be surprised to know that J.K Rowling had planned on killing off one of the most beloved characters of the Harry Potter series. According to an interview from MTV.com, Rowling revealed she had initially intended to send Ron Weasley to the grave instead of having him end up with Hermione.

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