Anne Hathaway apologizes for “The Witches”

Anne Hathaway, the star of Warner Bros. remake of “Wiedźm”, apologizes to the community of people with disabilities. The actress explains that the concept of the character presented to her, in which she was to be embodied, did not bring her associations with people suffering from limb asymmetry. She assures that if it were so, she would never have allowed the project to be implemented in this shape.

“I recently found out that many people with limb asymmetry, especially children, suffer from the appearance of the Supreme Witch,” the actress wrote in a post on her Instagram account. A video from Lucky Fin Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping and support for people with limb asymmetry.

“Witches” is an adaptation of the classic children’s novel by Roald Dahl. The action of the film takes place in the late 1960s. After the death of his parents, a small black boy is taken care of by a loving and aggressive grandmother, who experienced a terrifying encounter with witches in her youth. When the woman realizes that the witches have returned, she runs away with the boy to the most exclusive resort in the American South. Unfortunately, it turns out that the heroes go straight to the witches’ nest. They are led by the Supreme Witch, who intends to turn all children into mice – starting with a little boy.

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