31 Jul '16, 3am

No more #HarryPotter books, says author @jk_rowling at #HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild gala

No more #HarryPotter books, says author @jk_rowling at #HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild gala

LONDON (Reuters) - A new Harry Potter play that opened to swooning reviews and delighted gasps from the audience marks the end of the journey for the beloved boy wizard, his creator J.K. Rowling said at the play's premiere in London on Saturday (July 30). Billed as the eighth instalment in the series, the play Harry Potter And The Cursed Child and a book based on its script have helped awaken a new wave of Pottermania five years since the previous episode was made into a movie. Throngs of fans crowded bookstores for the midnight release of the book, hours after the play in London's West End theatre district dazzled theatre-goers with swishing capes, billowy wraiths floating overhead and illusionist tricks of actors appearing to vanish into thin air. Asked if the book and play heralded a new phase of stories, Rowling told Reuters: "No, no. "He goes on a very big journey dur...

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