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J.K. Rowling Will Not Attend HBO Max 'Harry Potter' Reunion

J.K. Rowling Will Not Attend HBO Max 'Harry Potter' Reunion

J.K. Rowling is opting out.

The Harry Potter author will not be joining original movie cast members Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint for the upcoming HBO Max special, Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts, airing on January 1, 2022.

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The special will focus on the making of the first film from 2001, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.

J.K. Rowling will not make a personal appearance in any new content for the special, a source confirmed to People. She will, however, be shown in archival footage throughout.

Last year, J.K. Rowling came under fire for her remarks regarding the transgender community, which were condemned by all of the original stars.

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