JK Rowling will not participate in any reunion festivals related to Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Back to Hogwarts… Somethings like that. After HBO Max tease special guests – includes original members Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint, as well as Sorcerer’s Stone manager Chris Columbus – the absence of the original Harry Potter author has been noted. Everyone It has since been confirmed that she will not be participating in the special, although she will appear in archival footage throughout.
According to People’s sources, Rowling “will not be appearing personally in any new content for the special.” The news comes after Rowling was criticized for a series of anti-transgender statements made, beginning in June 2020 and continuing over time. Although she denied that her views on feminism were distorted, she wrote an essay about her controversial comments in a lengthy post shared on her website days after appearing targeted at transgender people in a series of tweets.
The three main actors of the film – Radcliffe, Watson and Grint – have all spoken out against Rowling’s comments about the transgender community. Radcliffe published a essay with The Trevor project, sharing that “transgender women are women.”
He wrote at the time: “Any statement to the contrary undermines the identity and dignity of transgender people and goes against all advice of healthcare professional associations, who specialize in transgender people. more expert on the subject than Jo and I.”
Along with the main trio and the director of the first film, others who will return for the special include Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Imelda Staunton, Tom Felton, James Phelps , Oliver Phelps, Mark Williams, Bonnie Okay, Alfred Enoch, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch, Ian Hart, etc
Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Back to Hogwarts will air on HBO Max on January 1. Scroll up to see the trailer for the reunion special.
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