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5 Fictional Characters Who Changed Drastically from Book to Movie

Sometimes people adapt beloved books into movies and everything turns out fine. Other times, plot points get thrown out the window! Whole scenes are left on the cutting room floor! Occasionally Voldemort hugs Draco and nobody’s quite sure why!

But perhaps the most egregious misstep a filmmaker can make is bringing a book’s characters to life and then changing them completely. For example…

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