British writer Joanne K. Rowling, who created the famous series of novels about the young wizard Harry Potter has become the richest writer in the world. Last year, Rowling was able to earn $ 95 million.
Author of novels about Harry Potter has again been enriched by the new play in a loop about magicians, which she wrote in collaboration with Jack Thorne and John Tiffany. The play was first broadcast on 30 July last year and received huge success. Fans of the series of Harry Potter gathered in a huge queue to see this extraordinary writer for the continuation of the story.
When the play hit the stores in the first three days were sold 680 thousand copies. In addition to earned the money from the “Cursed child”, the author has received money from a new publication of all novels about Potter in honor of the 20th anniversary of the release of the first novel about Harry.
52-year-old writer was selected for first place, edging thrillers and detectives James Paterson, who earned 87 million and together with them stopped on the second place. Fourth place was taken by the Creator of the book “the da Vinci Code” and “Angels and demons”.
Another increase in the budget was the script of the film “Fantastic beasts and where they live”. Director David Yates made a film based on the eponymous book by JK Rowling that was published in Russia in 2009. The author is happy to write the script for the movie and received it a round sum.
At the moment, is in full swing shooting the second part of “Fantastic creatures and where they live”, the premiere of which is scheduled on 16 November 2018. The continuation of the writer will not receive a small fee. The film will be a new character Gellert Grindelwald, who will play johnny Depp. His cameo can be seen at the end of the first part. The story about “Fantastic creatures” closely connected with the history of the school of magic and wizardry Hogwarts. Famous actor Jude law will appear as the beloved Dumbledore, who is the Director of the school.