It's been almost four years since we've seen a J.K. Rowling novel reimagined for the screen, but that's all about to change.
That's because the trailer for The Casual Vacancy, her follow-up to Harry Potter, just came out ahead of its HBO premiere!
The televised version of J.K.'s first foray into adult readership is set to air in three parts on April 29 and 30 if you live in the United States.
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J.K. Rowling is most famous for a certain wizard who cast a spell on our hearts, but this lady isn't just a one trick pony!
And she's out to prove that and more with her new book The Casual Vacancy which sounds downright melancholic!
But this author isn't apologizing for her brash subject matter, and we're loving the new edginess!!
Keep doing your thang, girl!
Ch-ch-check out this insightful interview by clicking PLAY directly (above) !!!
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Nothing magical about this!
Followers of a popular South Asian religion are VERY offended by J.K. Rowling's description of a one of their own in The Casual Vacancy.
Sikh leaders are super pissed that the Harry Potter penner portrays a Sikh girl as “mustachioed yet large-mammaried."
A spokesman for the group explains that J.K.'s description of the girl is insulting to those who follow the faith, because:
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Talk about your Great Expectations!
The Casual Vacancy is the first book J.K. Rowling wrote since
penning a tiny children's series called Harry Potter giving birth to the most massively popular franchise of young adult novels this galaxy ever saw.
It hits shelves September 27 and, needless to say, the entire muggle-born world is curious to see how this plays out!
Two million hardcover copies of Vacancy have casually been pre-ordered and, flop or not, we expect even more will sell!
Rowling's American publisher Michael Pietsch think the "blackly comic" novel is bound for greatness.
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