NEW YORK, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- J.K.Rowling's Cormoran Strike mystery novels are being adapted for the small screen by HBO and BBC, who are partnering for the upcoming event series.
The Cormoran Strike novels tells the story of a veteran-turned-private eye named Strike who takes on the task of solving some of London's most high-profile crimes.
The first book, The Cuckoo's Calling, will be adapted into a three-hour series with the following books, The Silkworm and Career of Evil, each running two hours. A fourth book is set to be released in 2017.
Filming on the series will begin this fall in London with Tom Burke starring as Strike.
BBC and HBO also teamed up for another TV adaptation of Rowling's first post-Potter books, The Casual Vacancy, which aired in 2015.
Rowling also wrote the screenplay for the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which takes place in her wizarding world and hits theaters on Nov. 17.