“Strange Magic” to chronicle the life of author J.K. Rowling, will be filmed this March

The Times Colonist is reporting that a movie about the life of J.K. Rowling will be shot in Victoria (Canada) this March.

“Filming will begin early next month, with the city used to re-create locations in Edinburgh, Portugal and London, including Leicester Square.

Strange Magic, an unauthorized made-for-TV biography, will chart Rowling’s life from childhood to fame as the author of the books about the young wizard.”

The movie will be directed by Paul A. Kaufman and Poppy Montgomery, known for her role on Without a Trace, will play Rowling.