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Viewers of the new HBO Max documentary Return to Hogwarts on Amazon Prime, celebrating 20 years of the Harry Potter films, may have noticed something odd—there’s very little of J.K. Rowling. While all the principal actors and the four directors who helmed the eight films speak extensively in the 102-minute movie, Rowling appears only in three or four 10-second clips from an interview she had given in 2019. Though the studio has not given any official explanation, it may be trying to distance itself from the writer who created the Harry Potter universe and was also deeply involved in the films.