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JK Rowling hints at American version of Hogwarts

2015-06-10 21:00

Los Angeles - JK Rowling has hinted a US version of Hogwarts will feature in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

The Harry Potter author is currently penning the screenplay for the spin-off movie and has teased an American wizarding school may be featured in the movie, which will star Eddie Redmayne as protagonist, magizoologist Newt Scamander.

In an ad hoc Q&A session on Twitter, she was asked the name of the "US school" and replied saying:

When asked by a fan if Newt will visit a New York wizarding school, she wrote:

Another user asked whether the school would "have any relevance to the Native American-Indian culture" to which she wrote:

Following further messages on the social networking site, the 49-year-old author - who has racked up 4.75 million followers - revealed "indigenous magic" will have played a key part in the school's creation.

She added:

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