Rowling rejected MJ’s idea for ‘Harry Potter’ musical

Last Updated: Oct 02, 2010, 13:00 PM IST

London: "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling reveals that the late pop legend Michael Jackson had approached her with plans to turn the series into a stage musical -- but his idea was snubbed because the author was not convinced it would be a success.

Rowling`s series of books have been brought to life on the big screen and inspired its very own theme park in Orlando, Florida -- but Rowling reveals there was one big proposal she rejected, even though it came from the King of Pop himself, reports contactmusic.com.

"Michael Jackson wanted to do a musical. I said no to a lot of things. For me, I love the films, I love the books, and there`s elements that I love around it... like the theme park. But I only wanted to do it because I knew it would be incredible," said Rowling.

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