Dumbledore Actor Teams Up with J.K. Rowling for New Miniseries

Posted Friday June 6, 2014 3:48 PM GMT

After announcing her new miniseries “The Casual Vacancy,” JK Rowling revealed members of the impressive cast.

The HBO and BBC One series stars Michael Gambon, Keeley Hawes, Rory Kinnear, Monica Dolan, Julia McKenzie and Abigail Lawrie, "Harry Potter" fans are ecstatic about the return of a familiar face.

Starting with “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,” Gambon replaced Richard Harris in the role of Dumbledore after the actor's tragic passing.

Gambon created his own take on the Hogwarts headmaster and now fans are excited to see him working with Rowling once again. "The Casual Vacancy” consists of three one-hour segments. Production begins in July in England!

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