Roots Remake Adds James Purefoy, Mekhi Phifer, Matthew Goode and More
At this rate, it might be easier to list the celebrities who aren’t involved with cable’s upcoming Roots remake.
A+E Networks on Thursday added seven new cast members to the four-night, eight-hour event, including READ MORE
Roots Remake Casts Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Derek Luke — Plus Walking Dead, Good Wife Faves
And the Oscar winners go to… A&E’s Roots revival.
Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) and Anna Paquin (The Piano, True Blood) are among the A-listers who’ve boarded the four-night, eight-hour scripted miniseries about READ MORE
Laurence Fishburne to Lead Roots Remake on A+E Networks
Roots Redo to Air on History, A&E and Lifetime; LeVar Burton Named Producer
The previously announced Roots remake is mining the 1977 miniseries’ own roots, by adding original cast member LeVar Burton as a co-executive producer.
Additionally, Will Packer (Straight Outta Compton) has been added as an executive producer READ MORE
Roots Remake in the Works at History
Kunta Kinte lives.
The cable network History is planning a new version of the iconic 1977 miniseries Roots …READ MORE