So is Hermione canonically black now?

Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni, & Paul Thornley

What the future trio will canonically look like, at least once they’re in costumes and wigs?

So they’re doing a new Harry Potter play, and they’ve cast a black actress as Hermione. ┬áBy itself, that’s nice to see, but not necessarily something that means anything off the stage, any more than a white actress playing her in the films necessarily meant anything. ┬áMaybe especially so because, what with it being a play, eventually it will be produced and performed in other places, with other actors in the roles.

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