CULT FACTION

For all your cult film, tv, cartoon, comic and video game needs

Harry Potter and the The Cursed Child CONFIRMED!

It’s official. The Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and here is the synopsis:

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.

When we last saw Harry he was waving off his eldest children, James Sirius and Albus Severus, at Platform Nine and Three-Quarters. This next exciting chapter in the story will explore Harry’s life after that moment for the very first time.

Written by Jack Thorne and directed by Olivier and Tony award-winner John Tiffany, the play is a brand new story written in collaboration with J.K. Rowling.

The play is in two parts, due to the ‘epic nature of the story’, and will feature a cast of over 30 actors, to be announced later.

J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany said: ‘It is very exciting to explore Harry’s world in a brand new way through the live form of theatre. Collaborating on this story is exhilarating for all of us and we can’t wait to present the eighth story at the Palace Theatre next summer.’

J.K. Rowling continued: ‘The story only exists because the right group of people came together with a brilliant idea about how to present Harry Potter on stage. I’m confident that when audiences see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child they will understand why we chose to tell this story in this way.’

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child comes to London’s West End summer 2016. Tickets go on sale online only at 11am GMT on Wednesday 28 October, on a first come first served basis to all who have registered for priority booking, and at 11am GMT on Friday 30 October to the general public.

You can still register for priority booking at HarryPotterthePlay.com to have the first opportunity to purchase tickets before they go on sale to the general public. Priority registration closes Saturday 24 October at 11.45pm BST.

Related Posts
Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999)

Based on Marilyn Sadler and Roger Bollen's book of the same name, Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century was directed Read more

Yatterman

Originally running between 1977-1979 for 108 episodes, Yatterman succeeded Time Bokan and followed what happened after fragments of a mysterious Read more

The Maze (1953)

Directed by William Cameron Menzies, The Maze was 3-D horror film that deals with teratology and prenatal phylogenetic evolution. It Read more

The legacy of Santa Claus: The Movie

Santa Claus: The Movie was supposed to be the holiday hit of 1985. Such was the confidence that farther and Read more

Sir John Hurt passes away at 77

It is Cult Faction's sad duty to report that acting icon Sir John Hurt has passed away at the age Read more

Rupert Grint to star in Snatch TV series

TVLine is reporting that Rupert Grint (the Harry Potter series) will star in and executive-produce Snatch, a 10-episode series for the Crackle Read more

Ronin Warriors

Created by Hajime Yatate, Ronin Warriors (aka Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers aka Yoroiden Samurai Troopers) takes place in a world Read more

Remembering Terry Pratchett (1948 – 2015)

Fantasy author Terry Pratchett has died aged 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Sir Terry wrote more than Read more

Preview: Justice League – Gods and Monsters

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Warner Bros Animation and DC Entertainment have officially released the cover art to the upcoming Justice League: Read more

Preview- Harry Potter: Hogwarts Christmas Wreath and Wand Set

Christmas in the Wizarding World is a magical experience for Harry Potter fans and collectors. Celebrate the holidays with a Read more

Founded Cult Faction in 2014. Some would describe him as a teacher, writer, dream weaver, and visionary... some would not...

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: