Harry Potter actor James Snyder hits an ax after a probe from Broadway show


Actor James Snyder fired from Broadway protagonist Harry Potter and the Cursed Child The producer said on Sunday after a complaint of unspecified misconduct by cast member Diane Davis.

The show did not provide details about the nature of the complaint filed in November. Snyder was suspended during an independent investigation.

“As a result of the investigation, the producer decided that Mr. Snyder should not return to production and terminated his contract,” the production statement said.

Davis, who plays adult Harry’s wife Ginny Potter, “has made a personal decision to take leave,” the producer said.

“We are committed to fostering a safe and inclusive workplace, which is why we have strong workplace policies and procedures in place for everyone involved. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child“They added.

“This includes a strict ban on all forms of harassment, and a channel where employees can report what they consider inappropriate. We have a very talented team that brings this work to life. So I will continue to do everything I can to be empowered and feel fully supported. “

Snyder was first cast as Harry in 2019, but was discontinued due to a pandemic. An improved version of it was opened last month on Broadway for a positive review.