AIR DATE: TBD
DIRECTORS: Mario Van Peebles, Bruce Beresford,
CAST: Forest Whitaker, Anika Noni Rose, Anna Paquin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Malachi Kirby, Laurence Fishburne, T.I., Mekhi Phifer
BASED ON THE NOVEL BY: Alex Haley
NETWORK: A&E Networks, History Channel, Lifetime
A remake to the 1977 ABC miniseries Roots will go into productions in New Orleans, based Alex Haley’s novel and additional material with new research.