The week in J.K. Rowling: Her ‘Titanic’ Brexit woes, ‘Cursed Child’ casting and more

I don’t want to!” But taking the cake was her retweet of Comedy Central U.K.’s rehash of that little-known film Titanic, with prominent British politicians spliced in for the ill-fated crew and passengers. 20, tickets are expected to sell out faster than a firebolt flying across a Quidditch pitch. Rowling (@jk_rowling) March 29, 2017

Potter-mania will continue at Harry Potter: A History of Magic
In Harry Potter news, Rowling highlighted the most recent iteration of Potter hysteria, the British Library’s upcoming retrospective on all things Potter, which will begin selling tickets to the public on Monday. Rowling. What to expect: #BLHarryPotter
— Pottermore (@pottermore) March 31, 2017

New cast begins rehearsals for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London
This week welcomed a new infusion of cast members to the theatrical opus that is   Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which premiered on the West End last summer and is (surprise!) still going strong. While the exhibition doesn’t open until Oct. All author royalties on the new Fantastic Beasts books go to @comicrelief! #RedNoseDay
— J.K. This is the Week in J.K. Brexit: the Titanic version
Never one to shy away from political issues, Rowling tweeted about Brexit Day various times this week, notably with a   SpongeBob SquarePants GIF   that went something like, “Noooo!
— Harry Potter Play (@HPPlayLDN) March 30, 2017

Rowling gives back for Red Nose Day
March 24 was Red Nose Day in the U.K., a massive charitable undertaking   which wasn’t only about the Love Actually mini-sequel. Tickets for Harry Potter: A History of Magic at @britishlibrary go on sale Monday! The play, which has been officially inducted into the Harry Potter canon as the eighth story in the original series, is expected to hit the Broadway stage in 2018. #Brexit: A Titanic Failure
— Comedy Central UK (@ComedyCentralUK) March 31, 2017

— J.K. Watch below as a producer of the London show hopes to welcome multiple casts in the future, as the show continues to run. Sonia Friedman & John Tiffany take us inside the first day of rehearsals as new cast members join #CursedChild in London. Rowling still doesn’t do many interviews, but she does have a very active Twitter account. An early handwritten draft of   the   Sorting Hat song will be   one of the many never-before-seen artifacts on display. Here at EW we try to keep up with all of the iconic author’s delightful doings, from Harry Potter tidbits to fun fan interactions. Rowling (@jk_rowling) March 24, 2017

Show Full Article Rowling is actively contributing a share of her own considerable returns from the   Fantastic Beasts   franchise to the cause. J.K.