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The Black Actress Playing Hermione Has the Best Comeback to Racist Critics

 

 

 

 

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The beloved characters of the Harry Potter world are hitting the stage this summer in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, but with two major differences. First of all, the Hogwarts BFFs are now adults with children of their own. And second of all, as opposed to the film's casting, the actress playing Hermione Granger is black.

 

 

 

 

British actress Noma Dumezweni has been cast as the brave and studious heroine, and both J.K. Rowling and Emma Watson have given her their enthusiastic approvals. But despite the fact that Hermione's race is never mentioned in Rowling's books (just her brown eyes and frizzy hair), some fans were not cool with changing their own visions of Hermione.

 

 

 

 

Dumezweni has no patience for people like that. In an interview with the Evening Standard, she said she has dealt with "unconscious" racism throughout her career, so it's sadly nothing new. "It stems from ignorance," she said. "They don't want to be a part of the creative act.

 

 

 

To say it's not as it was intended is so unimaginative. I don't think they understand how theater works. We're here to heal you, make you smile and whisk you away."

 

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Are you taking the fucking piss

That DONKEY is NOT hermoine material idgaf what colour she is

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Are you taking the fucking piss

That DONKEY is NOT hermoine material idgaf what colour she is

:rofl: im so conflicted *in my gambeezy voice*

how they replacing bae with coolio

wanted a post Hogwarts harry potter film for a while now but i think ima swerve it based on this news

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Glad I don't give a shit about Harry Potter movies lol. Why does it have to be Unconscious Racism though because people don't want to change the vision they were given of the character. I remember when they did Knight Rider 2000 and changed K.I.T.T into some Red Sports car, I wasn't having it at all. Glad Cars don't catch feelings.

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All for her being black, but she gotta be attractive. GATS TA BE.

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Glad I don't give a shit about Harry Potter movies lol. Why does it have to be Unconscious Racism though because people don't want to change the vision they were given of the character. I remember when they did Knight Rider 2000 and changed K.I.T.T into some Red Sports car, I wasn't having it at all. Glad Cars don't catch feelings.

:rofl:

trust me don

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It's a play.

 

It's completely different.

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It's Harry Potter though lol. I'm guessing their target audiance is Harry Potter Fans, those same Harry Potter Fans who rushed out to watch the movies and made it some multi billion dollar success and have already had a vision imprinted into their minds of what the character looks like. I can see why they would be pulling their faces at the change. Might as well get a chick to play Harry as well like they do with Peter Pan.

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It's theater so women playing men / men playing women is fair game.

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I don't like that personally. But that's just my own preference. The idea of a grown woman playing Peter Pan to me is stupid. I understand why it happened in the past but not this generation. Would only make sense if there were no young dudes left on the planet with the ability to play his character.

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Theater though ain't it.

 

You literally get people playing trees and shit.

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Mans really implying there's no black harry potter fans/harry potter was written solely for a white demographic

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It's a play.

It's completely different.

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Misleading title

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Misleading title

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Looking like a 2:40 @ lingfield favourite

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Misleading title

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hahahha

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Misleading title

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hahahha

:rofl:

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Looking like a 2:40 @ lingfield favourite

Loooooooool

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