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First teaser image from BBC’s “The Casual Vacancy” adaptation released!

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Over the last few months, we've waited eagerly for more news on the upcoming adaptation of J.K. Rowling's novel, "The Casual Vacancy". Now, BBC has released the first official image from the adaptation. Read More »

Nominees for British Independent Film Awards announced

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The list of nominees for the 17th annual Moët British Independent Film Awards is out, and there are plenty of "Potter" connections! Check it out! Read More »

BBC One releases new drama trailer featuring “The Casual Vacancy”!

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Earlier this evening, BBC One announced that they would be releasing a short teaser trailer for their upcoming dramas, as well as a montage of past and present dramas. One of the upcoming dramas to be featured is the upcoming "The Causal Vacancy" adaptation. The trailer is now here! Read More »

More new photos from the set of “The Casual Vacancy”

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Back in August, we posted some on-set pictures of the mini-series adaptation of J.K. Rowling's novel "The Casual Vacancy." Now - courtesy of the "Daily Mail" - there are more new pictures from set. Read More »

“Casual Vacancy” filming updates: New photos and set locations!

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We posted the first pictures from the set of "The Casual Vacancy" last week, and as filming continues, we've got more updates to fill you in on! Read More »

First pictures emerge from the set of “The Casual Vacancy”!

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It was just about two months ago that we posted the cast list for the long-awaited adaptation of "The Casual Vacancy", and now the first pictures from the set have arrived! The images feature Sir Michael Gambon, Julia McKenzie, Hetty Banes, Keely Forsyth, Abigail Lawrie, and Rory Kinnear! Read More »

UPDATED: Rumored location emerges for “The Casual Vacancy” filming


Filming for the television adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s "The Casual Vacancy" has been set to get underway this summer. Now, the "Stroud News and Journal" is reporting that a school in Gloucestershire may be used as a filming location! Read More »

CONFIRMED: Michael Gambon to star in BBC’s adaptation of “The Casual Vacancy”

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Two previous actors from the HP series have been cast in J.K. Rowling's television production of "The Casual Vacancy"! Find out who here, and tell us what you think about the casting choices! Read More »

HBO, BBC to co-produce “Casual Vacancy” miniseries

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HBO and BBC have teamed up to turn "The Casual Vacancy" into a miniseries. New information and production details have been released. Read More »

Casting Call for BBC and HBO’s “The Casual Vacancy” television series has commenced


Casting Director Lucy Bevan ("Pirates of The Caribbean," "Nanny McPhee Returns," "Snow White and the Huntsman") is searching for young actors to play a number of roles in new BBC and HBO television series, "The Casual Vacancy," based on a novel by JK ROWLING. Read More »

Screenwriter for upcoming “Casual Vacancy” BBC series will be veteran television writer Sarah Phelps


It's been over a year since it was announced that The Casual Vacancy would be adapted into a television miniseries by the BBC, and since then, little else has been revealed. However we've managed to spot a tidbit of news about the series concerning its screenwriter. It may only be a tiny snippet of information - but it does appear to be a minor slip up from the BBC. What do you think? Read More »

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” was sold to publishers before “The Casual Vacancy” was even announced!

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Although The Casual Vacancy was J.K. Rowling's first post-Potter book to be released, new sources say that The Cuckoo's Calling actually sold to publishers first. Read More »

WB signs on as global distributor for BBC’s “The Casual Vacancy” series


In the wake of last week's enormous news about the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film franchise, Warner Bros. also made another announcement: The company will serve as the global distributor for the upcoming BBC series based on J.K. Rowling's novel The Casual Vacancy (except in the UK, of course). Read More »

Vote NOW for the one question that J.K. Rowling will answer

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Two weeks ago, MuggleNet reported about a unique contest being conducted by Goodreads, offering one fan's question to be answered by J.K. Rowling. The questions have all been submitted and voting on the top 5 submitted questions has started. Read More »

J.K. Rowling to answer one fan’s question about “The Casual Vacancy”

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To celebrate the paperback release of The Casual Vacancy, which we reported as being released on July 18, J.K. Rowling will answer one lucky fan's question about the book that is submitted by a Goodreads member. Read More »

“The Casual Vacancy” paperback book will have TWO different covers

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Earlier today, we reported that the paperback version of 'The Casual Vacancy' by author J.K. Rowling would be released on July 18 and that it would feature a new cover. NOW, according to the website of Little, Brown Book Group, there is also a new UK book cover art Read More »

“The Casual Vacancy” will be released in paperback with a new cover this July


According to J.K. Rowling's publisher Little, Brown and Co. the author's recent adult novel, The Casual Vacancy, will go on sale in paperback for July 18 along with a new cover. Read More »

Enter to win a signed copy of “The Casual Vacancy”

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The Chipping Norton Literary Festival has teamed up with Parentdish to give away a signed copy of J.K. Rowling's most recent novel, The Casual Vacancy. Read More »

JK Rowling talks Casual Vacancy and the chances of a new “Potter” book

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Speaking to a crowd of 1,600, Rowling discussed her latest novel, confirming that it was likely to be for a younger audience than Potter and most probably shorter. She also went on to talk about Casual Vacancy and the themes surrounding the novel's teenage characters. Read More »

J.K. Rowling lands on 2012 Top 100 Best Selling Books list with “The Casual Vacancy”

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According to a recent article in USA Today, J.K. Rowling was listed in the Top 100 Best Selling Books for 2012 with her first adult novel, The Casual Vacancy. Read More »