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As If Today Isn't Bad Enough, J.K. Rowling Just Crushed Your Cursed Child Dreams!

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J.K. Rowling has some bad news, Potterheads!

Harry Potter fans were blessed with another magical Hogwarts adventure in the form of a two-part play when the Cursed Child made its debut last year.

Since the acclaimed stage production was a hit with critics and die hard fans, rumors quickly swirled that the spellbinding story was already in talks to be adapted to the big screen!

Related: Rowling Defends Johnny Depp's Casting In Fantastic Beasts!

Insiders even hinted that the original trio — Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint — were already being coaxed to reprise their roles as adult Harry, Hermione, and Ron for the future installment.

Speaking on the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast, journalist and historian Jim Hill — who is apparently connected with the film departments at Disney and Universal Studios — said:

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Ronda Rousey Breaks Her Silence After Stunning UFC Loss — To Share Inspirational Quote From J.K. Rowling!

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Yer a fighter, Ronda.

Ronda Rousey has remained relatively silent following her TKO loss to Amanda Nunes in late December.

After the MMA pro was defeated just 48 seconds into round one at UFC 207, many critics thought her second consecutive loss would mark the end of her UFC career.

Photo: Ronda Shows Off Ripped Abs Ahead Of UFC Return!

But in a new Instagram post, the 29-year-old athlete hinted she's not down for the count just yet.

On Monday, the Furious 7 actress shared an inspiring quote by J.K. Rowling about rebuilding, posting:

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Harry Potter Hottie Matthew Lewis Is Engaged! See His Lady's Ring!

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Started at Neville Longbottom, now he's here!

Harry Potter star (turned bona fide hottie) Matthew Lewis is engaged, and has been for about a month, to GF Angela Jones!

And get this… the two met at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios (where Angela is an event planner) this past January! We've really come full circle!

Related: Matthew CANNOT Watch The Harry Potter Movies!

This will be the first marriage for the Me Before You star and the second for the blonde beauty, who just got divorced in July.

The 27-year-old popped the question while the couple was vacationing in Paris last month, and Angela showed off the ring shortly after at the 2016 ATP World Finals in London on November 13 (pictured above).

Things are moving right along! Congrats, you two!

[Image via Getty Images.]

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Hogwarts, Ghostbusters HQ, & Other Fictional Film Locales You Can Actually Visit IRL!

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Quite often we imagine ourselves visiting the worlds we watch on the big screen.

Even though Harry Potter's School of Witchcraft & Wizardry isn't a real place, you CAN visit Hogwarts by checking out all the real-life locations where the movie magic was filmed!

Not only that, but if you're in New York, you can swing by the Ghostbuster's firehouse for real. You don't even have to call first!

And you'll NEVER guess which Los Angeles building Die Hard used for the famous Nakatomi Plaza…

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Eddie Redmayne Gets GRILLED By James Corden For Sneaking His Fantastic Beasts Through TSA — Watch!

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Ever since we saw the first trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, we've been counting the days until we'd get to return to the world of Harry Potter — and the day is finally here!

To help celebrate the J.K. Rowling story hitting theaters on Friday, Eddie Redmayne stopped by James Corden's show for a Fantastic fun on Thursday night!

Related: J.K. Rowling Defends Johnny Depp's Casting In Fantastic Beasts

The two British celebs decided to throw together a sketch that imagined Redmayne trying to travel with his beasts in modern times — TSA and all. LOLz!

Ch-ch-check out Eddie as he tries his best to sneak some of his beasts through the ALWAYS difficult TSA (below)!

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J.K. Rowling Defends Johnny Depp's Casting In Fantastic Beasts — And Teases His Character's Rumored Gay Relationship With A Harry Potter Character!

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J.K. Rowling has always been an avid voice of feminism and equality — which made some Harry Potter fans that more upset over the casting of Johnny Depp in her upcoming prequel series Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

The beloved film franchise faced criticism for casting the Hollywood star after he faced serious domestic abuse allegations during his divorce battle with Amber Heard earlier this year.

But at the Fantastic Beasts New York premiere on Thursday night, Rowling defended Depp's involvement, saying she was "delighted" to have him join her Wizarding World!

Photos: Rowling Is Pure Elegance At Fantastic Beasts Premiere

Speaking on the controversial casting choice, the author said the actor has done "incredible things" with his portrayal of

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