Is Harry Potter and the cursed child a script?

First of all, and most importantly, this book is a script by Jack Thorne. It is not a novel by J.K. Rowling. Scriptwriter Jack Thorne is a British playwright and Potter enthusiast. The script is based on a concept developed between Thorne, Rowling and Cursed Child director John Tiffany.

Did JK Rowling write Cursed Child?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a 2016 British two-part play written by Jack Thorne based on an original story by J. K….

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Written by Jack Thorne (script & story) J. K. Rowling (story) John Tiffany (story)
Date premiered 30 July 2016

Which Harry Potter book is the cursed child?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, the play was scripted by Jack and directed by John.

What year does Cursed Child take place in?

It starts in Albus’ first school year at Hogwarts 2017–2018. The play covers events during several school years. It end during Albus’ fourth year at Hogwarts 2020-2021.

Is Albus Potter in Slytherin?

Albus Severus is the main character in “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.” He’s the ugly duckling of the family, is sorted into Slytherin, befriends Scorpius Malfoy, and isn’t good at magic. He’s nicknamed “Albus Potter, the Slytherin Squib.” Albus and his father have a tense relationship.

Who plays Scorpius Malfoy in ‘Cursed Child’?

Anthony Boyle, who plays Scorpius Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child takes us through a two show day at The Palace Theatre. “We’re backstage at the theatre, about to go into the dressing room and say hello to Sam Clemmett”

Are they making a Cursed Child movie?

Unfortunately, Potterheads , the answer is no. According to Rowling , there are no plans to make Cursed Child into a movie — though if you just can’t get enough of big-screen wizardry, you can look forward to a whole trilogy of Fantastic Beasts movies. Rowling addressed a fan who said they’d heard Cursed Child would be a movie as well as a play.

Who plays Hermione in the Cursed Child?

In Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Hermione Granger is played by the South African-born actress Noma Dumezweni, also known for her work in Linda, A Raisin in the Sun and A Human Being Died That Night .

Who was the child in the prophecy in Harry Potter?

The prophecy was given to Delphi , child of Voldemort and Bellatrix Lestrange, by Rodolphus Lestrange after he was released from Azkaban (CC4.11).