The two part play of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has officially hit the stage in London, and is getting some very good reviews. But with this new instalment in the franchise, could we actually be seeing the last – at least with the titular wizard in it?
Quoted by Den of Geeks, series creator JK Rowling suggested at the plays’ official opening that this could be it for the boy who lived. She said of Harry, “He goes on a very big journey during these two plays and then, yeah, I think we’re done. This is the next generation, you know. So, I’m thrilled to see it realised so beautifully but, no, Harry is done now.”
Wow, that’s a pretty big bombshell to drop just like that. Obviously things in her wizarding world aren’t totally finished with, with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them hitting cinemas soon (and the obvious rumours of a Cursed Child adaptation having done the rounds for months now.)
But what do you think, is this it for Potter? We want to say we don’t think so, but Rowling seems pretty darn sure about it right now.