Did J.K. Rowling Steal The Idea For Harry Potter? See What Two Writers Think Of Similarities To Their Work!
Harry Potter is one of the most inspired, imaginative works of literature of the past hundred years.
Only, is it the most original??
Certain similarities to other works of fiction that predate J.K. Rowling's tales of witchcraft and wizardry have led some fans to cry plagiarism!
For instance, the 1986 horror film Troll is known mostly for its unrelated sequel Troll 2, AKA the "Best Worst Movie" ever made.
But did you know it also has a young boy hero named Harry Potter? Who learns to do magic spells??
Screenwriter Ed Naha was asked recently about the similarities to his lead character — who predates the first Harry Potter book by over a decade — and he said: