Warner Bros has said it is “deeply saddened” that the film The Witches has upset the disabled community.

Based on Dahl’s classic 1983 book, The Witches has been directed by filmmaker Robert Zemeckis and features actors Anne Hathaway, Jahzir Kadeen Bruno, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci, and Chris Rock.

The movie, which premiered on HBO Max on October 22, has been slammed by prominent members of the community, including campaigners, Paralympians and the Paralympic Games organisation for its depiction of the witches.

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