Hermione Granger and the Quarter Life Crisis

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Hermione Granger and the Quarter Life Crisis
Also known asHGQLC
GenreFantasy
Created byEliyannah Amirah Yisrael
Based onHarry Potter
Written byJessica Jenks and L. Olive Hernandez
Directed byEliyannah Amirah Yisrael
StarringAshley Romans
Country of originUSA
Original language(s)English
Production
Producer(s)Megan Grogan
Production location(s)Los Angeles, California
External links
Website
YouTube

Hermione Granger and the Quarter Life Crisis is a fan-created TV series focused on Hermione Granger's life after Hogwarts. The show is created and directed by Eliyannah Amirah Yisrael, written by Jessica Jenks and L. Olive Hernandez, and produced by Megan Grogan.[1] In the show, Ashley Romans plays Hermione, age 25, who has broken up with her long-time boyfriend, Ron Weasley, and apparated to Los Angeles where her past Hogwarts roommate Parvati Patil and her Muggle extended family live.[2] Throughout the series, Hermione abandons her past approach to planning life and instead focuses on finding herself.[3]

Creation[edit]

Yisrael, the show creator, explores how Hermione Granger deals with the trauma of the Wizarding War[4] and builds a life without Ron.[5] In the series Hermione is portrayed as a black woman[6], unlike in the Warner Brother's Harry Potter films. However, there is precedent for Granger being a black woman within the Harry Potter canon, as seen in the casting for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.[7]

New Characters[edit]

The series introduces a number of new characters from outside of the Harry Potter canon:

Juniper Diaz[edit]

Juniper Diaz, played by Stephanie Ezekiel, is Parvati's roommate in Los Angeles. She is smart and competitive, and perceives Hermione as a threat to her friendships and position as the smartest person in their friend group.

LaQuita Granger[edit]

LaQuita Granger, played by Tamara French, is Hermione Granger's muggle cousin. She owns and operates her own fashion design company.

Kang Tae Joon[edit]

Kang Tae Joon, played by Chase Yi, is a star Quidditch chaser. He is friends with Juniper and Parvati.

Tomi [no last name given][edit]

Tomi, another young black witch and a friend of Hermione's from "the book store", is introduced in the final episode of the show. She is played by fantasy author Tomi Adeyemi (Children of Blood and Bone).[8]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Hermione Granger and the Quarter Life Crisis' centers a black Hermione in a post-Hogwarts world". shadowandact.com. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
  2. ^ "The side of Hermione you didn't get to see". ELLE. 2017-01-24. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
  3. ^ Khosla, Proma. "Hermione Granger makes magic and mistakes in new web series". Mashable. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
  4. ^ "The Black Girl Magic Inside The Hermione Granger Web Series – Kai Adia". Kai Adia. 2018-09-20. Retrieved 2018-11-25.
  5. ^ "'Harry Potter' Fans Will Live For 'Hermione Granger and the Quarter Life Crisis' - JetMag.com". JetMag.com. 2017-07-26. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
  6. ^ "Meet Eliyannah Amirah Yisrael, creator of the new web series, "Hermione and the Quarter Life Crisis"". The Tempest. 2017-04-06. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
  7. ^ Morrison, Patt. "The Harry Potter universe is a white man's world. How one superfan is trying to change that - Los Angeles Times". latimes.com. Retrieved 2018-10-18.
  8. ^ Sunshine Moxie (2018-11-15), Hermione Granger and the Quarter Life Crisis - Episode 207 - "AIW", retrieved 2018-11-25

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