ENTERTAINMENT

JK Rowling's Novels ‘The Cuckoo Calling' And ‘The Silkworm' To Become BBC TV Series

11/12/2014 10:27 GMT | Updated 12/12/2014 03:59 GMT

‘The Cuckoo Calling’ and ‘The Silkworm’, two novels penned by JK Rowling under her alias Robert Galbraith, are to be adapted for television by the BBC.

The ‘Harry Potter’ author is set to work with the BBC on the series, though details such as when filming will begin have not yet been confirmed.

jk rowling

JK Rowling

The BBC’s Director of Television has shared his excitement ahead of the shows, stating: "It's a wonderful coup for BBC TV to be bringing JK Rowling's latest books to the screen.

"With the rich character of Cormoran Strike at their heart, these dramas will be event television across the world."

The BBC have already made a television version of JK Rowling’s ‘The Casual Vacancy’, the first novel penned under her alias, and it is due to be screened in February.

In recent months, the author has been busy with all things Harry Potter, writing the screenplay for the upcoming ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ movie.

She also recently surprised fans of the wizarding world by revealing two new stories on the Pottermore website.

'Harry Potter': Where Are They Now?

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK | FOLLOW US ON TWITTER