Here’s How “Harry Potter” Characters Would Look Like If They Were Black – OMG, This Is Just Awesome!

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Imagine if the main characters of “Harry Potter” universe were black! Unusual, but thrilling, right? Fortunately, talented people from the Internet have it covered for us. 

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Hermione Granger

Actually, Alanna Bennett states there is a line in The Prisoner of Azkaban that ever explicitly refers to Granger’s skin color: “They were there, both of them, sitting outside Florean Fortescue’s Ice Cream Parlor — Ron looking incredibly freckly, Hermione very brown, both waving frantically at him.”

Sophia (@peaceofseoul) drew her own version of Harry Potter’s Hermione Granger as a black character.

Source: Twitter/@peaceofseoul

This one received a lot of attention and positive feedback, so Nexter.org decided to look for other versions of Hermi as a black woman. As a result, a beautiful cosplay was found.

In honor of Black History Month, Kiera Please, the 21-year-old behind the nickname kieraplease supported  #28DaysOfBlackCosplay on Instagram and Twitter.

Source: Instagram/@kieraplease

Please also added: “I think it’s always a fun thing to see something that caused you joy in the past brought to life!”

Isn’t she just gorgeous?

Source: Instagram/@kieraplease

Harry Potter

The main character of J.K Rowling universe might be portrayed by a black character too.

See black Harry Potter recreated by Brazilian photographer.

Source: Raphael FS / Konbini

Also, check out this marvelous fan art from Tumblr:

Source: Tumblr

James Potter

The artist, Vondell Swain, has reimagined Harry as the mixed-race son of a black James Potter and white Lily Potter. On Tumblr, Swain explained:

“My James is black because that creates the most personally compelling racial background for my Harry… It is informed by my personal desire for a black mixed-race hero story. It reflects my desire to contribute to young people of color feeling empowered by popular fiction and not othered by it.”

Source: VONDELLSWAIN.TUMBLR.COM

See also, the best Harry Potter themed bars around the world to get drunk like a real wizard:

Ron Weasley

Ron Weasley, the third one in the trio of the main characters of the franchise. The fans predicted that he would be portrayed by the son of Will Smith – Jaden.

Source: Getty

Ginny Weasley

The sister of Ron Weasley and the love of Harry Potter’s life – Ginny Weasley, was expected to be portrayed by Willow Smith, the daughter of Will Smith and the sister of Jaden Smith mentioned above.

black-harry-potter-ginny-weasly-pic

Source: Getty

Rose Granger Weasley

Not everyone was happy that a black actress Noma Dumezweni was cast as Hermione in the two-part play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” however, J.K. Rowling has expected that: “With my experience of social media, I thought that idiots were going to idiot,” Rowling told The Guardian. “That’s the way the world is.

“Noma was chosen because she was the best actress for the job,” she added. “When [director] John [Tiffany] told me he’d cast her, I said, ‘Oh, that’s fabulous’ because I’d seen her in a workshop and she was fabulous.”

They already cast a Black woman as Hermione and now Rose too. Look at this beautiful smile!

Source: cnet.com

Sirius Black

His own name points out that he should have been cast as a black actor, Idris Elba, for instance.

Actually, Idris Elba received a lot of attention recently as The Daily Star reports that Bond franchise producer Barbara Broccoli and director Antoine Fuqua had a conversation in which Fuqua said “it is time” for a non-white actor to take on the iconic role and named Idris Elba as a reported frontrunner.

The Broadly staff made suggestions what other iconic characters Elba should play.

Source: Getty

Dumbledore

While looking for various cosplays and fan arts, we bumped into Twitter account @BlackDumbleD with the “userpic” of black Dumbledore. He makes video parodies of Harry Potter universe, you may check it out here.

His bio reads, “I’m Albus Dumbledore and I’m black, get used to it.” So, we guess, we have no choice but get used to it!

black-harry-potter-pic-dumbledore

Source: Twitter/@BlackDumbleD

Nymphadora Tonks

Fans suggested that Nymphadora Tonks would be perfectly portrayed by Rihanna as she’s also the master of transformations.

black-harry-potter-pic-nymphadora-tonks-rihanna

Source: Getty

Mad Eye Moody

Check out Samuel L. Jackson as Mad Eye Moody. We call it “The eye coincidence.”

black-harry-potter-pic-mad-eye

Source: Getty

Find out why Harry Potter and the Сursed Сhild is the most expensive play on Broadway:


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