Scott Hardie | January 19, 2019
Should J.K. Rowling have stopped producing more Harry Potter content after the publication of the 7th book, the final in the original series? Since then, she continued dropping details on Twitter that added more details to the canonical story line, then she started writing short stories on the Pottermore website, then she produced a two-part stage play, then came the five-part film series Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them, and the series shows no signs of stopping.

This is a better way to put it: Would the Harry Potter story be stronger if it was over? Does having a clear beginning-middle-ending structure serve an epic tale better? Is the tale diminished by having an infinite line of follow-up material? OR, does each new piece of content make the series stronger and better? Should it keep growing as long as fans are hungry for more?


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