Emma Watson Meets The New Hermione And Shares Her Glowing Review Of 'The Cursed Child'

When Hermione met Hermione.

Magic was in the air this week when two Hermione Grangers met.

Emma Watson, who played Hermione in the big-screen adaptations of J.K. Rowling's books, went to see the new play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London. 

While there, she had a backstage meeting with Noma Dumezweni, the actress currently playing grown-up Hermione in the production.

They couldn't have been more excited to see each other.

Emma took to Facebook after the experience to share what she thought of the play, and her review was absolutely glowing.

"I came in with no idea what to expect and it was AMAZING," she praised. "Some things about the play were, I think, possibly even more beautiful than the films."

Emma also had some lovely things to say about Noma.

"Meeting Noma and seeing her on stage was like meeting my older self and have her tell me everything was going to be alright," she wrote alongside photos of her with Noma and the crew.

Emma's love for the play and literal embrace of Noma in the role are especially important considering the backlash some people expressed over the idea of a black woman playing Hermione. The sentiment was deemed "racist" by Rowling, and now Emma has added her own support for the casting.

And if Hermione herself approves, how could anyone disagree?


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