Harry Potter and the Cursed Child sells 2 million copies in 2 days, is definitely not cursed

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Two Million Copies Sold In Two Days For Potter Script

The book sales for Harry Potter and the Cursed Childare in, and by Merlin's Beard are they magical! Scholastic has announced that the script for the West End play has sold over 2 million copies in just two days in North America alone. (And that's not counting e-books sold exclusively through Pottermore.)

Of course, that's nowhere close to the record-shattering 8.3 million copiesHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows sold in 24 hours in 2007, but it's already one of the fastest-selling books in history. For further comparison, Rowling's last book (under her name), 2012's The Casual Vacancy, sold 375,000 copies in its first week.

In November, Rowling will have a shot at more history when the script for the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Themis also released. So maybe now isn't the best time to stop milking the Harry Potter cash cow after all.

Check out more from "Cursed Child" in the gallery below!

Harry Potter and Cursed Child cast photos
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Harry Potter and Cursed Child cast photos
Harry, Albus and Ginny Potter from #HarryPotterPlay #CursedChild. 1st public preview in one week's time! https://t.co/0JyvEqtcyJ
#HarryPotter, 19yrs later. Played by Jamie Parker in #HarryPotterPlay #CursedChild 1st public preview in one week! https://t.co/RlkLURxRjr
Albus Potter (@sam_clemmett) – ready for Hogwarts. #HarryPotterPlay #CursedChild 1st public preview, a week today! https://t.co/3WBvQrdTh7
Ginny Potter played by Poppy Miller in #HarryPotterPlay #CursedChild. 1st public preview in one week! https://t.co/HSmOkVIFKx
Ron Weasley played by @paulfthornley in #HarryPotterPlay #CursedChild. First public preview in 6 days! https://t.co/oIJHWSSltT
Hermione Granger (@MissDumezweni) in #HarryPotterPlay #CursedChild. First public preview in 6 days! https://t.co/DdwPBiAfqV
Rose Granger-Weasley (@CherrelleSkeete) in #HarryPotterPlay #CursedChild. First public preview in 6 days! https://t.co/I3VOOC4ihG
The Granger-Weasleys: Ron, Hermione and Rose. #HarryPotterPlay #CursedChild. First public preview in 6 days! https://t.co/yf8YBBsfFT

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