New Pictures Reveal Harry Potter Play Cast Members

Fans of the series finally get a look at the actors – in character – who will be playing Ron, Hermione and their daughter Rose.

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Pictures have been released of the actors who will play Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger in the new Harry Potter stage play.

There is also a shot of the actress playing their daughter in Harry Potter And The Cursed Child.

Paul Thornley has been cast as Ron, while Hermione will be played by Noma Dumezweni.

Rose Granger-Weasley will be portrayed by Cherrelle Skeete, who has previously appeared in Call The Midwife and Ordinary Lies.

The fictional family are pictured together – and separately, brandishing magic wands.

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The grown-up Harry, his son Albus and wife Ginny will be played by Jamie Parker, Sam Clemmett and Poppy Miller.

The December casting of Dumezweni, who was born in Swaziland, confused some fans, while others made openly racist comments.

But Potter author JK Rowling¬†– who co-wrote a new story on which the play is based – said Hermione’s skin colour had never been specified in the books.

“Canon: brown eyes, frizzy hair and very clever.

“White skin was never specified. Rowling loves black Hermione.”

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