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    J.K. Rowling Is Splitting "Harry Potter And The Cursed Child" Into Two Plays

    Because money.

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, a new play based on the Harry Potter series, will be opening in 2016 in London.

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    But on Thursday, J.K. Rowling announced that the hottest ticket in the West End since Lindsay Lohan in Speed-the-Plow will be split into TWO parts.

    Due to the epic nature of the story we’ve been working on, Harry Potter & the #CursedChild will be in two parts! @HPPlayLDN

    Which, damn girl, Long Day's Journey Into Night is like 14 hours and that was still one play, but do you!

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    Get those coins, J.K.!

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