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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Hollywood: Harry Potter


Article: Theater performance of 'Harry Potter' casts black woman as Hermione

Source: Sports Donga via Naver

[ English sources: Actually, Harry Potter Fans Have Wondered if Hermione Was Black Before, Meet Harry Potter’s ‘Black Hermione’—and A Few Predictable Bigots, J.K. Rowling Shuts Down Backlash To ‘Black Hermione’ ]

1. [+3,304, -44] I'm just too used to Emma Watson's image as Hermione

2. [+2,369, -147] It's fine, who cares if the actor is black or white?

3. [+1,713, -69] But then again, the original book never claims that Hermione's white...

4. [+1,970, -393] I think what's more important than her being white or black is the age group of this cast;;;;;;

5. [+477, -23] Wow, the theater version looks like a follow-up, I want to check it out...

6. [+139, -3] Hermione's character represents someone who's being discriminated against so I don't think the actor being black is a problem. If anything, it helps bring out her character more.

7. [+118, -1] The cast is older because the show is centered around Harry's maknae son ㅋㅋㅋㅋㅋ It's not based off of the original series

8. [+80, -3] Well the book never claimed she was white but she's white in the book covers...

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