It’s been a bit since my original post, so I thought it was about time for a follow up.
Backlash over the film has continued as the December 7 release date approaches. Religious groups in the US and Canada continue to speak out against the themes contained in both the book and the movie, resulting in the book being pulled from the shelves of Halton Catholic Schools in Toronto. Publishers Weekly also reported on the controversy in its weekly Children’s Bookshelf newsletter.
Click here to view the most recent trailer for the film.