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It seems that while Hollywood likes Harry Potter, they do not like the creator behind the whole thing and now actively snub her. hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-ne

too funny

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@Johncdvorak

Well, she's obviously a "classical liberal" not a progressive, so of course that's a problem.

@Johncdvorak

From what I’ve personally observed, Harry Potter is something my fellow millennials still don’t want to cancel, even if Rowling has been deemed a big transphobic meanie.

I’m also observing a trend where original creators are being distanced from their works (whether by choice or social pressure), presumably so that companies can just do whatever they want with them. A couple of examples that come to mind beyond HP are Star Wars and Cowboy Bebop.

@LadyButters Cowboy Bebop? I haven’t heard that name in years. What are they trying to do with that?

@Anthony

Netflix did a live action adaptation. If I remember correctly, the creator wanted nothing to do with it, and so far the audience does not seem pleased (I know my husband isn’t!)

@LadyButters I wouldn’t be either. But I don’t have Netflix so I don’t have to endure that

@LadyButters @Johncdvorak Let's wait for Asian, black and Maori hobbits in the next Lord of the Ring TV series. And somehow C.S. Lewis' Narnia is the epitome of racism, too.

@JimmyWalnuts yes, good point never considered -- different sorts of woke based on Chronology

@Johncdvorak
Arrogant jerks, if thee was no JK Rowling, they wouldn't have made mega bucks on Harry Potter. Keep biting the hand that feeds you.

@Johncdvorak I guess you can separate the artist from the work if it’s profitable enough.

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