HBO’s announcement of a television series about Harry Potter created a kind of euphoria and excitement among fans of the most famous wizard. Based on the author’s best-selling novel series J.K. Rowling, the film franchise began in 2001, kicking off what today consists of 8 main films and 3 spin-off films, titled Fantastic Beasts and where to find them. After the disappointing reception of the third film, it wasn’t clear what the next leg of the franchise would be, but HBO Max has unveiled its new plan to continue the wizarding world.
The Harry Potter series will have an all-new cast and with JK Rowling as executive producer
While the show is set to bolster the new HBO Max streaming service, not all fans were happy with the announcement. Many have flocked to the social network Twitter to vent their frustrations, with the involvement of Rowling which was a sticking point due to her controversial comments that many felt were harmful to the transgender community:
One of the main reasons why the announcement of a television series on Harry Potter has caused such an uproar is apparently due to the involvement of J.K. Rowling as executive producer. She the author has been at the center of a number of controversies since 2020, when she shared posts on Twitter that were widely deemed harmful to the transgender community. In the time since her initial posts, Rowling he just doubled down on his controversial opinions.
star in Harry Potter come Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint e Tom Felton have spoken out to varying degrees against the Rowling, which is why some tweets claim that the author is trying to replace them with younger stars. It should be noted, however, that the continuation and expansion of the immensely valuable wizarding world has been at the top of Warner Bros. Discovery’s thoughts for many months now, and the show is almost certainly not driven by any kind of vengeance towards of the writer..
In addition to complaints about the brains behind the franchise itself, some tweets highlight other reasons behind the rejection, including the fact that the original Harry Potter it was a great success and remains much loved to this day. Not only that, but Radcliffe, Grint e Watson they remain widely known for their roles as respectively Harry, Ron e Hermione, even though it’s been more than 10 years since the final film. It remains to be seen how the television series of Harry Potterbut evidently there are a lot of people who think it shouldn’t exist at all.