Dumezweni is cast as Hermione Granger in the upcoming play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
Rowling defends Dumezweni’s casting as Hermione Granger. Other Harry Potter actors, including Jason Isaacs and Matthew Lewis, also lend their support.
Canon: brown eyes, frizzy hair and very clever. White skin was never specified. Rowling loves black Hermione ? https://t.co/5fKX4InjTH
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) December 21, 2015