‘Harry Potter’ Author Chats with Oprah Winfrey

'Harry Potter' Author J.K. Rowling (AP Photo/Ric Francis)

'Harry Potter' Author J.K. Rowling (AP Photo/Ric Francis)

NEW YORK – Will J.K. Rowling write another book about Harry Potter?

That’s among the topics discussed on Oprah Winfrey’s first interview with the author, whom she met recently in Edinburgh, Scotland. The interview will air Friday on Winfrey’s television program.

Rowling’s U.S. publisher, Scholastic Inc., announced Monday that Rowling will also discuss how she has coped with the fame brought on by her famous series. The books spawned a movie franchise and theme park. More than 400 million copies of the books starring the boy wizard have been sold worldwide.

Forbes magazine has ranked Rowling as one of the richest women in Britain, with an estimated wealth of $1 billion.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Pt. 1‘ hits theaters Nov. 19th.

Watch the Trailer on xfinityTV.com:

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Harry-Potter-and-the-Deathly-Hallows%3A-Part-I/148935/1532402064/-Harry-Potter-7-%3A-Trailer/embed 580 476]

Copyright 2009 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Comcast.

, , ,

Comments are closed.