Newswire: An open letter to Patricia Arquette about TROLL: The Rise Of Harry Potter, Jr.
Dear Patricia Arquette,
First off, The A.V. Club would like to congratulate you on your Oscar win for Richard Linklater’s Boyhood. It was well deserved. However, we’d like to speak frankly with you about an upcoming project you’re involved in. We think you might have been duped.
We recently received a press release saying that you signed on to play a witch in the upcoming animated film TROLL: The Rise Of Harry Potter, Jr. It’s uncertain if you were under duress, or perhaps your agent was misled. But this new 3-D animated film actually has nothing to do with Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, or any of J.K. Rowling’s other creations. It’s a reboot of the Charles Band-produced 1986 cheapie Troll. The original Troll was written and directed by John Carl Buechler, who was also involved with Friday The 13th VII …