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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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Ryan Gosling Lands First BAFTA Nomination As La La Land Picks Up 11 Nods! See The Full List Of Nominees HERE!

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Now that the Golden Globes have come and gone, it's time for another award show to take its place and luckily the 2017 BAFTA Awards nominations are in!

Early Tuesday morning London time, Sophie Turner and Dominic Cooper were at the BAFTA's London headquarters to announce the nominees for this year's awards show.

Related: Vote For Which Of These Actors Deserves An Oscar Nomination This Year??

Seeing as how La La Land got SO much love at the Globes, it shouldn't shock you to learn the musical flick is the BAFTA frontrunner as it landed 11 nominations! What's even better is Ryan Gosling earned his VERY FIRST BAFTA nod! Not to mention, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them got some love!

What might surprise you though is Arrival and Nocturnal Animals both came in second earning 9 nominations! Good year to be in an Amy Adams flick… unless your names are Batman or Superman. HA!

Ch-ch-check out the full list of nominees (below) and let us know if you'll be tuning in to the show when it airs on February 12!

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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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J.K. Rowling Is Pure Elegance In Black While Eddie Redmayne & Wife Hannah Bagshawe Cozy Up For Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

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JK Rowling and Eddie Redmayne attend Fantastic Beasts premiere.

J.K. Rowling is a fox, y'all!

The Harry Potter author was absolutely stunning at the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them premiere in New York Thursday night in a black dress with an applique of a gold amphibious creature on the hip.

Related: Johnny Depp Cast In Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Fabulous in every way, including her perfectly wispy updo with locks lovingly framing her beautiful face! We're in love!

The star of the film, Eddie Redmayne, was also present with his lovely wife, Hannah Bagshawe, who already looked svelte in a rose-hued dress with black ribbon detail only five months after giving birth.

We know Hollywood stars snap back quickly, but now even Hollywood wives are doing it!

Good for you, girl!

[Image via WENN.]

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