The Casual Vacancy

“The Casual Vacancy” Is Coming to DVD and Blu-Ray in US!

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Just announced - "The Casual Vacancy" will be available on DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital HD in the US... and the great news is that we don't have long to wait! Read More »

Jonny Campbell, director of “The Casual Vacancy”, reveals intriguing information about the series!

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Our friends over at AlwaysJKRowling.com recently had the chance to sit down with Jonny Campbell, the director of "The Casual Vacancy" TV adaption. Find out which actor Jonny was looking forward to working with and if they lived up to his expectations! Read More »

“The Casual Vacancy” DVD available to pre-order

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The BBC and HBO adaptation of J.K. Rowling's 2012 novel, "The Casual Vacancy", finished airing this week in the UK. The three-part miniseries was brought to a close on Sunday night and was followed by a tweet of approval from J.K. Rowling. Read More »

First clip from “The Casual Vacancy”: Word of Barry Fairbrother’s death spreads

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Are you excited for the television adaptation of "The Casual Vacancy"? BBC has released the first clip from the series, and it features Howard Mollison (Sir Michael Gambon) as he learns of Barry Fairbrother’s death and quickly springs into action. Read More »

Watch the trailer for “The Casual Vacancy”!

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It's finally February, which means that it is just over two weeks until "The Casual Vacancy" finally premieres on television! As we get closer to the air date, BBC is finally releasing long-awaited new information about the show - including a trailer and an interview with screenwriter Sarah Phelps (which includes spoilers!). Read More »

UPDATED: Air date revealed for BBC’s “The Casual Vacancy”!

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It's been over two years since it was first announced that J.K. Rowling's first post-"Potter" novel, "The Casual Vacancy", would be turned into a mini-series by BBC, but with a new tie-in version of the cover just released and a teaser trailer available to view, we were hoping it wouldn't be much longer before we'd get to see the adaptation for ourselves - and that wish has finally been granted! Read More »

New BBC One tie-in edition of “The Casual Vacancy” released!

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A new edition of J.K. Rowling's "The Casual Vacancy" was released by publisher Little, Brown and Company today, to serve as a tie-in to the upcoming BBC One miniseries! Check out the new cover here! Read More »

“The Casual Vacancy” featured in new BBC drama trailer!

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At the beginning of the year, we wrote about our top five "Potter" things to look forward to in 2015. Among the many, many exciting things that are happening this year that are "Potter"- and J.K. Rowling-related is the TV serialization of J.K. Rowling's first adult novel, "The Casual Vacancy". Read More »

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

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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

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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

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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 »