Oh Joanne, how must you taunt us, how must you fiddle with matters of the heart, how must you tease our beloved Harry! It began with a post informing the world of her current state of affairs…
Very busy at the moment working on a novel, tweaking a screenplay and being involved in @lumos campaigns. Back when I've finished something!
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) October 5, 2014
Which lead to one fan to tweet to the famous author, “Everytime
@jk_rowling tweets I stop what ever I’m doing and analyze it for an hour.” Rowling replied, “See, now I’m tempted to post a riddle or an anagram. Must resist temptation… must work…” But she didn’t stay quite…several hours later..the following appeared!
Cry, foe! Run amok! Fa awry! My wand won’t tolerate this nonsense.
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) October 6, 2014
But that’s not all! She followed this cryptic tweet by saying, “Something to ponder while I’m away X.”
Several fans began to dissect the riddle and offered their takes on the meaning, some of which warranted a reply from the author, but in the end, the author would have the final word on the subject.
#helpfulhint The solution is the first sentence of a synopsis of Newt's story. It isn't part of the script, but sets the scene.
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) October 7, 2014
Whereas it may not be a new Harry Potter story, it sure is nice to know we will be going back into the wizarding world very soon!
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will arrive in theaters in 2016