J.K. Rowling Teases A Return To 'Harry Potter': 'Never Say Never'

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Much of the late 90's generation grew up reading books or watching movies based on J.K. Rowling's magical "Harry Potter" series and now it looks like she is teasing a possible return to the series.

Today Show anchor Matt Lauer conducted a full interview with Rowling and cut right to the chase asking Rowling if she was out of the public eye because she was working on the "Harry Potter" sequel, according to Today.

"No," Rowling said in the Interview. "But even as I answer that I know that someone's cutting this on YouTube to make it as though I gave you hope.

So, just to be clear, she added I'm afraid I haven't been writing the next Harry Potter. But that doesn't mean there's no reason to keep a little hope alive."

Often times when authors, artists or filmmakers do this it's probably because they are testing the waters to see just how much hype would be surrounding the new project.

While this may not be the case in this situation, the public should expect widespread speculation as talk of the sequel spreads.

The series has produced a slew of successful books, movies and theme park attractions, so it would almost be a no-brainer for Rowling to continue right? Well the decision isn't on our terms however, Rowling says never say never.

"I have always said never say ... well, not never say never," said Rowling to Lauer.

"I've always said I'm not going to say I definitely won't because, because I don't see why I should say that.

You know, it's my world and I might choose to step back into it. And in a way, I am stepping back into it."

Rowling looks to be stirring the cauldron with her words and until more substantial confirmations are derived fans can only hope there is a sliver of a chance that she will return to the "Harry Potter" series.