“This. Is. Not. True.” the writer tweeted Friday, along with a screenshot of an article trumpeting the news.
“I know a lot of people are looking for reasons to be cheerful today, but there is NO TRUTH to the rumour about a #CursedChild movie trilogy!” another post from the Potter creator insisted.
The Sun newspaper and other media outlets quoted a journalist as saying on a podcast that Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint — the stars of the original eight “Harry Potter” movie adaptations of Rowling’s novels — are in talks to reprise their roles of Harry, Hermione and Ron in a new trilogy, which would be set about 20 years after the events of the last “Harry Potter” movie, “Deathly Hallows, Part 2,” released in 2011.