jarrett nathan

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Some of the actors of colour suggested by tumblr for Newt Scamander following casting news for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Newt’s grandson, Rolf Scamander, is described as “swarthy”, meaning dark skinned and it potentially codes him as POC. This opens up the possibility of Newt himself being POC since British does not mean white only.

Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
Riz Ahmed
Richard Ayoade
Dev Patel
Gary Carr
Suraj Sharma
Ukweli Roach
Rahul Kohli

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harry potter re-cast: james and lily potter [x]

there was his father waving up at him, beaming, the untidy black hair harry had inherited standing up in all directions. there was his mother, alight with happiness, arm in arm with his dad.

back when they announced the FB movie i saw this lovely gifset with nathan stewart-jarrett as newt and basically accepted that as a fact 

and while i enjoyed the movie a lot it was painfully obvious how non diverse it is and im honestly embarrassed for the people involved that no one at any point during production went like oh wait we forgot something

so anyway heres my newt