Emma Watson 'can't wait' to see Noma Dumezweni as Hermione in 'Potter' play

Emma Watson Voices Support For Actress Playing Hermione Granger

LONDON — It's been a couple of weeks now since we found out who will be playing Harry, Ron and Hermione in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play.

The news that British actress Noma Dumezweni had been cast as Hermione Granger — a character previously played by Emma Watson in the films — drummed up a lot of discussion on Twitter at the time, with many people tweeting Watson to ask for her views on the casting choice.

And on Saturday, Watson finally shared her excitement.

See Emma Watson's best style moments of 2015:

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Emma Watson 'can't wait' to see Noma Dumezweni as Hermione in 'Potter' play

January 2015

Watson bundled up in Lond, wearing a parka, ripped jeans and hightop sneakers.

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April 2015

The actress attended the TIME 100 Gala wearing a unique black and charcoal grey Dior ensemble and Eve Fehren jewelry. She carried a Rauwolf clutch.

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April 2015

Watson was spotted at ALX wearing a navy blue and white striped sweater, black trousers and black ankle-strap flats.

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April 2015

Watson was seen again at LAX in APril, this time wearing an oversized black sweater over a collared shirt with black and white striped trousers and white sneakers.

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July 2015

The actress was spotted while shopping in London, wearing a black mock turtleneck sweater, black athletic pants and brown flat sandals.

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August 2015

The actress attended the 'Regression' photocall in Madrid, wearing Christopher Kane and custom black Paul Andrew 'Watson' pumps.

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September 2015

Watson clearly has great airport style, spotted at LAX wearing black jeans, black ankle boots, a charcoal grey T-shirt and a leather jacket.

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October 2015

Backstage at 'Hamilton' in New York City, Watson joked around with actor Andrew Rannells, wearing a chic oversized charcoal grey coat.

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November 2015

Watson continued to rock her favorite all-black look in November in London, sporting black leggings, black Doc Martens and an oversized black knit sweater.

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December 2015

Watson arrived at a screening for the documentary 'The True Cost' in London wearing a wool camel coat, all-black belted ensemble and pointy-toed, ankle-strap shoes.

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J.K. Rowling and actor Matthew Lewis have previously tweeted their thoughts about Dumezweni's casting.

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