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J.Okay. Rowling seems in Harry Potter reunion regardless of rumors of absence

J.K. Rowling appears in Harry Potter reunion despite rumors of absence

The writer makes a short cameo within the ‘Return to Hogwarts’ particular regardless of row over trans feedback

J.Okay. Rowling was not ‘canceled’ by the producers of a Harry Potter reunion particular and makes an look within the type of archive footage fairly than attending the get-together in individual.

Rowling’s controversial remarks on gender and trans points had reportedly prompted the creators of the ‘Return to Hogwarts’ particular to “snub” the author from the programme airing for the 20th anniversary of the ‘Harry Potter and The Thinker’s Stone’ movie.

The author does seem within the particular nonetheless, though her cameo comes within the type of a 2019 clip by which she discusses how troublesome it was to seek out an actor for the position of Harry and describes the reduction she and movie creators felt after discovering Daniel Radcliffe.

Moderately than being snubbed by the solid and producers, it was Rowling’s determination not to participate within the particular in individual, the Mirror reported, citing sources.

‘Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts’ (2022) © Warner Bros. Unscripted Tv, HBO Max

Within the particular, which started streaming on HBO Max on New Yr’s Day, the actors share recollections in regards to the launch of the beloved Harry Potter books and the making of the flicks — and heap reward on Rowling herself.

Radcliffe recollects that earlier than the books took off, individuals have been speaking about “the demise of studying.” His colleague Robbie Coltrane, who performed Hagrid, provides that “one of many many causes” he admires the writer is as a result of hundreds of thousands of individuals “who would by no means have lifted a ebook up of their lives” now learn books – one thing that, in his phrases, demonstrates “the ability of writing.”

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Rowling has courted controversy in recent times by talking out in opposition to gender-neutral language and sure components of trans activism, main a number of Harry Potter actors to publicly distance themselves from the writer.

Radcliffe even penned a assertion declaring that “transgender girls are girls” and that any reverse assertion “erases the id and dignity” of trans individuals.