HBO has picked up the U.S. and Canadian television rights to “Cormoran Strike,” based on the series of crime novels written by “Harry Potter” creator J.K. Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
“Cormoran Strike” novels is about a Vietnam War veteran turned private detective who battles physical and psychological wounds as he tackles high-profile crimes with his assistant/partner Robin. Three months after the release of the first book, “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” was revealed as the author. She has since released two more installments, “The Silkworm” and “Career of Evil,” and is expected to publish a fourth next year.
“Cormoran Strike” will air as a three-event series, which will include a three-hour version of “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” followed by two-hour adaptations of “The Silkworm” and “Career of Evil.”
Rowling will serve as an executive producer on the project.