Harry Potter to get Trans makeover? Rumors of woke new reboot creates UPROAR among fans

The fantasy movie saga which enjoys a massive fan following across the globe since 2001 is now rumored to take a new turn with non-binary actors


                            Harry Potter to get Trans makeover? Rumors of woke new reboot creates UPROAR among fans
Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, and Daniel Radcliffe and JK Rowling(Photos by Ian Gavan/Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

The loyal Harry Potter fans thoroughly enjoyed the much-awaited reunion of the original star cast during the 'Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts' special on January 1 on HBO Max. The special broadcast saw Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson among other star cast sharing their anecdotes and reliving their indelible memories of filming the eight films while returning to the film’s sets.  
 
The fantasy movie saga which enjoys a massive fan following across the globe since 2001 is now rumored to take a new turn. It is being reported that the film producers might be planning a woke version of the Harry Potter movies. According to the Daily Mail, the wizards might be played by transgender and non-binary actors. The report comes months after JK Rowling got slammed for her tweet where she claimed that trans women were identical to biological women.
 
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Is a new woke Harry Potter film in the making?

According to a report by the Daily Mail, the makers are planning to rope in a diverse line-up for the main roles. However, the new project might be aired as web series instead of a full-fledged film. It is being rumored that the makers feel some of the characters for the new versions could not be portrayed by white actors, including the starring role of James Potter, father of young wizard Harry.
 
The publication apparently got hold of the casting notes which reveal that the role is open to an actor who is “Asian, black, African descent, ethnically ambiguous, multiracial, Indigenous peoples, Latino, Hispanic, Middle Eastern, South Asian, Indian, Southeast Asian or Pacific Islander.” Even the role of Sirius Black, originally played by Gary Oldman, calls for a non-white actor. Speaking on the same, Megan Mckelli, the project’s creator, TikTok video producer said, “We aim to reflect the diversity of the fanbase in its beloved characters, introducing people of colour, queer storylines, and characters of differing faiths.” On the same lines, the producers are expected to face a legal battle from JK Rowling, who has not given a green signal to the project yet. MEAWW will keep you posted.



 

 

 ‘Don’t want any more “woke” crap influencing our children’

Social media users were quick to react to the latest news surfacing on the Internet. “Oh really. This is ridiculous. Surely, they need permission from @jk_rowling? Which I sincerely hope will be firmly declined”, said one user as another chimed in, “What is wrong with you people. Can we just leave the original alone.” Another felt the new project is, “Gonna be a hit”, as another claimed, “There is exactly zero chance this ever gets made.”
 
One individual trolled the news saying, “It’s a TikTok series- please don’t fall for this crap.” Whereas, another stated, “Yes. I hoped she'll sue the hell out of them. Enough. US movie producers plan new woke Harry Potter film.” One user added, “I read this article and I have a feeling the creators of this series have no idea how intellectual property works.” The next one shared, “Just when you thought things could not get crazier.” And, one user got furious saying, “Stick a fork in it!  We don’t want any more “woke” crap influencing our children.”



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

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