J.K. Rowling Slams Critics of Black Actress Playing Hermione
J.K. Rowling has taken to her Twitter account to defend the casting of a black actress in the role of Hermione Granger in the upcoming play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
“Canon: brown eyes, frizzy hair and very clever. White skin was never specified. Rowling loves black Hermione,” the author and playwright tweeted.
J.K. also sent some love to fans who praised the casting of Noma.