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JK Rowling: Harry & Hermoine Should've End Up Together!

J.K. Rowling has opened up about her smash hit “Harry Potter” book series and admits that Harry and Hermoine should have ended up together in the end!

“I wrote the Hermione/Ron relationship as a form of wish fulfillment,” Ms. Rowling shared in the new Wonderland mag issue. “That’s how it was conceived, really. For reasons that have very little to do with literature and far more to do with me clinging to the plot as I first imagined it, Hermione ended up with Ron.”

She added, “I know, I’m sorry. I can hear the rage and fury it might cause some fans, but if I’m absolutely honest, distance has given me perspective on that. It was a choice I made for very personal reasons, not for reasons of credibility. Am I breaking people’s hearts by saying this? I hope not.”

And it looks like Emma Watson agreed with her too: “I think there are fans out there who know that too and who wonder whether Ron would have really been able to make her happy.”

JK Rowling Bringing 'Harry Potter' Stage Play to Life!

Great news for all Harry Potter fans out there: author JK Rowling has announced there will be a stage play of the beloved book set to open in London’s West End!

The play will “explore the previously untold story of Harry’s early years as an orphan and outcast,” the 48-year-old author said in a statement (via MTV).

JK will act as a co-producer for the show alongside theater veterans Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender. She will also reportedly work alongside a playwright, who will pen the script.

The play is expected to hit the stage sometime within the next two years.

ARE YOU EXCITED to possibly see a Harry Potter stage play???

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J.K. Rowling Writing Harry Potter Inspired Movie for Warner Bros.!

Great news Harry Potter fans: J.K. Rowling will be writing a movie that is based on the wizarding world she created in her seven part series!

“Although it will be set in the worldwide community of witches and wizards where I was so happy for 17 years, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is neither a prequel nor a sequel to the Harry Potter series, but an extension of the wizarding world,” the 48-year-old author said in a statement. “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, 70 years before Harry’s gets underway.”

Click inside to read the entirety of JK‘s statement, including how Warner Bros. approached her to write the film.

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Kate Middleton & Prince William: Harry Potter Wand Battle!

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton) and Prince William have a wand battle while visiting the Harry Potter sets during a visit to Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden on Friday (April 26) in London, England.

The 31-year-old pregnant royal and the 30-year-old Duke of Cambridge were joined by his younger brother Prince Harry as they officially opened the studios and met with senior executives.

In addition to the Harry Potter sets, the royals also viewed props from The Dark Knight trilogy.

FYI: Kate showed off her baby bump in a Topshop dress and a Ralph Lauren blazer.


Royal Visit to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

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J.K. Rowling Publishing Book for Adults

J.K. Rowling has landed a deal to publish a book for adults!

The Harry Potter creator will publish a book through Little, Brown at an unannounced future date.

“Although I’ve enjoyed writing it every bit as much, my next book will be very different to the Harry Potter series, which has been published so brilliantly by Bloomsbury and my other publishers around the world,” Jo said in a statement.

“The freedom to explore new territory is a gift that Harry’s success has brought me, and with that new territory it seemed a logical progression to have a new publisher. I am delighted to have a second publishing home in Little, Brown, and a publishing team that will be a great partner in this new phase of my writing life,” she added.

ARE YOU EXCITED about J.K. Rowling’s new book for adults?

'Harry Potter' Tops Box Office

Harry Potter took the top spot at the box office over the weekend, bringing Muggles from all over the planet to theaters and earning $476 million worldwide!

The final film in the franchise, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint earned $163 million in the U.S. alone, which bested The Dark Knight‘s previous record of the highest grossing first weekend in theaters.

Second place went to Shia LaBeouf‘s Transformers: Dark of the Moon, which took in $23.5 million for the weekend.

Third place went to Jennifer Aniston and Jason Bateman‘s Horrible Bosses, with $17.5 million.

Kevin JamesZookeeper took fourth, with $12.5 million, and rounding out the top five was Cars 2, with $8.2 million.

DID YOU SEE Harry Potter this weekend – and if you did, what did you think?

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