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JK Rowling’s “The Cuckoo’s Calling” TV Adaptation Was Finally Confirmed

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(Photo : Reuters Pictures ) JK Rowling's "The Cuckoo's Calling" TV adaptation.


JK Rowling's work is back on the screen. There is a confirmation that Rowling's novel, "The Cuckoo's Calling" will be a BBC series. According to the UK's Daily Mail.


"The Cuckoo's Calling" novel is the first series in the "Cormoran Strike" novels, a novel that has a story about Cormoran Strike, the one-legged private investigator with a troubled past. In the "Cuckoo's Calling" book, he has to know the real reason of the death of the famous supermodel, who passed away after falling from a balcony in London's Mayfair.

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Danny Cohen, the director of BBC Television released an official statement about TV adaptation. According to him, it is a wonderful thing to bring another Rowling's books to the screen. He also added that the rich character of Cormoran Strike could make the series an event television across the globe.

Rowling also tweeted her comment about the TV adaptation of the critically acclaimed book, she tweeted that the novel of her friend @RGalbraith will be on the BBC. Her friend is very excited, but chose to express it quietly.

Aside from the "The Cuckoo's Calling, the second book of the Cormoran Strike series "The Silkworm" will also be part of the BBC program as well as Rowling's post-Harry Potter novel, "The Casual Vacancy".

The novel, "The Cuckoo's Calling" was under the name of Rowling's pseudonym, Robert Galbraith, but the real identity of Galbraith was revealed after the wife of the lawyer who represented Rowling tweeted it. The sales of the book increased immensely after the revelation, but Rowling did not like it and sued the law firm.

Rowling, 49 years old, is a British novelist famous for writing the "Harry Potter" series and the "Cormoran Strike" novel series, "The Cuckoo's Calling" and the "Silkworm."  

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