Hogwarts Legacy: Actor Sebastian Croft answers the transphobia controversy

Hogwarts Legacy: Actor Sebastian Croft answers the transphobia controversy

Hogwarts legacy Apparently, however, this ended up in the general controversy surrounding the productions related to Harry Potter author JK Rowling Sebastian Kroft he wanted to get away from the question respond to criticism of his presence and reiterates his full support for the transgender people.

In fact, the announcement of Croft’s inclusion in the cast of Hogwarts Legacy reignited the controversy, also due to the special position the actor is in: he is in fact the interpreter of Benjamin Hope, an important character in the Netflix TV series Heartstopperparticularly appreciated by the LGBTQ+ community for its depiction of the different conditions in which its members find themselves.

Croft explained that he was hired to play one of the playable characters in Hogwarts Legacy three years ago, before JK: Rowling’s famous transphobic remarks and the ensuing global controversy erupted.

“I was brought into this project over three years ago when Harry Potter For me, it was the wizarding world that I grew up with,” Croft said. “It took me a long time to get to know JK Rowling’s ideas. I wholeheartedly believe that trans women are women and trans men are men,” the actor said. and thus take a clear position on the subject.

Acknowledging the role the actor is now taking on the LGBTQ+ community, Croft apologized to everyone: “I am so sorry that anyone may have been hurt by this announcement. There is no LGB without the T,” he explained.

Recently, Simon Pegg has also been announced in the cast of Hogwarts Legacy in the role of Phineas Nigellus Black, while various details such as duration, main menu and map have emerged from the game’s official artbook.