Newswire: It’s Rumor Time: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child may become a movie trilogy

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Because there’s no point of putting an end to a franchise when more money can be made, here comes a new rumor that Warner Bros. is plotting a trilogy of movies based on the Harry Potter play, Harry Potter And The Cursed Child. Jack Thorne’s play follows Harry and the gang in middle age, but mainly focuses on the hero’s son Albus and his friendship with Scorpius Malfoy, the offspring of antagonist Draco. It opened in London last year, the script was published, and it’s on its way to Broadway.

Now Screenrant has picked up on a recent episode of the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast in which guest Jim Hill—a “theme park historian,” who Screenrant reports has some good contacts— shares his purported knowledge about the studio’s plans. According to Hill, Cursed Child is being envisioned as a sort of “Harry Potter: The Force ...