See More Hear More Watch More Hear More Get on iTunes
The Wrap TheWrap

JK Rowling Responds to Hermoine Casting

J.K. Rowling has responded to the Internet outcry concerning the casting of Noma Dumezweni, a black woman, as Hermione Granger in the upcoming Harry Potter play. Rowling pointed out that there is nothing in the books that explicitly describes Hermione as white, black, or otherwise. She tweeted, “Canon: brown eyes, frizzy hair and very clever. White skin was never specified. Rowling loves black Hermione”


More from