1. Last month it was revealed that actor Noma Dumezweni had been cast as Hermione Weasley in the upcoming West End play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.
2. In the latest installment of J.K. Rowling’s famous series, Hermione Granger is a black woman played by 45-year-old Dumezweni.
Though Hermione was played by Emma Watson in the film adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s series, it has been pointed out that the character’s race was never specified in the books.