The center’s study is only focused on 2014. That means that some more recent, high-profile examples of behind-the-camera success have not been taken into account. In the past few months, Elizabeth Banks scored one of the summer’s biggest box office hits directing and producing “Pitch Perfect 2,” director Sam Taylor Johnson guided “Fifty Shades of Grey” to a global gross of nearly $570 million, and director Sarah Gavron and writer Abi Morgan have turned “Suffragette” into a bonafide Oscar contender. But Lauzen cautions that these women’s accomplishments aren’t necessarily indicative of a wider change.
On the 21st December 2006, finished her final book of the Harry Potter Series – “ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows “. The book was released in July 2007, becoming one of the fastest selling books of all time. has said the book is her favourite, and it makes her both happy and sad. She has said she will continue writing but there is little chance of continuing the Harry Potter Series. She however, may release a dictionary of things related to Hogwarts and Harry Potter, that were never published in other books.
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