J.K. Rowling, 45 years old world famous "Harry Potter" authoress said that she has no immediate plans to revive or continue potter's tale. But she also said that she 'never say never' to a story like this. Although J.K. Rowling has said that the story of Harry Potter ends with the seventh book, she’s reserving the right to change her mind and extend the story.
Thursday she appeared before an enormous crowd gathered for the world premiere of “Deathly Hallows: Part 2” in London. Said Rowling, “It is my baby and if I want to bring it out to play again, I will.” Indeed, the final “Harry Potter” premiere was a bittersweet moment for the author, as she told BBC News that the franchise has changed her personally.
“You know honestly, if someone told me this is coming, I might’ve said, I can’t do that. I’ve really come out of my shell,” she said. “I was not someone who was a natural public speaker and and I was not very comfortable with this sort of thing. It’s just as well that I got introduced to it by degrees.”
As for what’s next, Rowling notes that she does have a stash of non-“Potter” material waiting in the wings. “I think I always felt I didn’t want to publish again until the last film was out. I’ve been writing hard ever since I finished writing 'Hallows,' but I will publish again,” she says. “In a sense it’s a beginning for me as well as an end.”
On the other side Harry Potter producer David Heyman has confirmed that author JK Rowling is not planning to write any further books in the series. Heyman said that while the writer will continue to expand her wizarding universe in other projects, there would be no more full-length novels starring the character. He was speaking at the UK press conference for Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 yesterday (July 6) and said: "There may be other stories. She may write things that are connected to Harry Potter. She's doing Pottermore, the website. I don't see her... she's not going to write another book on Harry Potter, like Harry at age 23 at business school."
Meanwhile, director David Yates also quashed speculation that a prequel to the epic saga may be made. He said: "I think that Jo's(Rowling) got such an extraordinary imagination, I don't know how you'd put a stop on that suddenly. It must pour out of her all the time. I think personally - and I'm sure if she writes more, the world will be very happy to consume and read - but I think that there's a time and a place for certain stories and certain experiences."
Yates added: "I think that this series of books and this series of films is set in a particular time and I think it would be a shame really to try and recreate or continue them. I think they sit perfectly where they are. It seems fine that they're just there." And while we wait to see if Rowling's new beginning will actually include more about the boy wizard, there's always Pottermore.
Joanne Rowling, the original name, who was given another initial 'k' fearing that the target audience of young boys might not want to read a book written by a woman. 'K' is taken from her paternal grandmother Kathleen Ada Bulgen Rowling. The novelist was born on 31 July 1965 in Yate, Gloucestershire, England.