The eighth official Harry Potter story The Cursed Child is set to open as a play in London's West End at the end of this month, but rumors now suggest that studio bosses are considering turning it into a movie.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is set 19 years after the end of The Deathly Hallows and focuses on a grown-up Harry, Ron, and Hermione and their children. It's split into two parts, and preview performances have already played
And Warner Bros has now registered a trademark for the title, which would include merchandise and motion pictures.
It's certainly no guarantee that this will definitely get a film adaptation — the plan could be to show a filmed version of the play, for example — as the National Theatre has done recently — though it's certainly not out of the question.
In the meantime, spin-off movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is heading to cinemas this November.
It's planned as a trilogy and is set in New York in the 1920s, so this should scratch the itch for Potterphiles until there's more news.
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