It's true: A new Harry Potter book is on the way (5 Photos)

With news of a new Harry Potter story coming to the stage in London, many fans from across the world were left disappointed as they wouldn’t be able to see Harry’s next chapter unfold. Thankfully, all doubt of ever catching the live show in London was put to rest as everyone will be able to find out what happens in the official eighth Harry Potter story. The script is being published in print and as an eBook.

Both the print and eBook versions will be published in tandem on July 31, 2016, following the play’s world premiere on July 30th.

“Pottermore is proud to be a key part of the multi-platform effort that will allow the epic eighth Harry Potter story to be read and enjoyed by a wider, global audience,” Pottermore’s CEO, Susan L. Jurevics, was quoted in a press release. “With the script eBook of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child helping to lead the way, 2016 will be one of our most exciting years yet.”

Here’s the full synopsis for the story:

Fingers crossed that Hermione Granger shows up as an attractive Hogwarts Professor.