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J.K. Rowling Has Answered Some Important Questions About The Upcoming "Harry Potter" Play

But we're still none the wiser, tbh.

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Earlier this year, author of the Harry Potter series and queen of our lives J.K. Rowling made a huge announcement... That there's going to be a Harry Potter play!

I'm also very excited to confirm today that a new play called Harry Potter and the #CursedChild will be opening in London next year.

She has confirmed that the play will tell a story completely separate from the original series, and that it's going to be "a real treat for fans".

So far, details of the play have been pretty mysterious – but we definitely know it's not going to be a prequel.

I can't remember whether I've mentioned this, but Harry Potter & the #CursedChild isn't a prequel.

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Definitely. Not. A. Prequel.

You are getting very warm indeed when you say that it is *possible* that #CursedChild isn't a prequel. https://t.co/B6QPUV0mxa

In one of her regular tweeting sprees, the author revealed that the "cursed child" in question is not Tom Riddle.

Good theory, because I do think Tom was cursed in the way that you suggest, but no, he's not the child. https://t.co/AdX85WIqiX

But we do know who it is. Maybe.

Answering that would give away a huge amount. To quote Chris Cornell: "You know my name." https://t.co/BzHLelUvCR

This is very cryptic, Jo.

At least we know that the cursed child definitely isn't this person.

No, you're just jinxed. It'll wear off by teatime. https://t.co/gAkbWlYeEu

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