All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Roots’

Anna Paquin Joins Cast of ‘Roots’ Remake

Anna Paquin has joined the cast of the upcoming A&E remake of Roots. Roots was originally released in 1977 as a TV miniseries. It followed a young African man named Kunta Kinte, who was sold into slavery in colonial America. Now filming in New Orleans, Anna Paquin will play the role of Nancy Holt. Holt is the wife of a …

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“Roots” Remake in the Works with History Network

The historically ground-breaking television mini-series may be making its way back to cable television. However, it won’t be the classic 1977 version, based on Alex Haley’s original screenplay. Like most notable films, “Roots” has been selected for a remake. According to CBS News, the History network announced on Tuesday that a deal had been reached with film producer, Mark Wolper …

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“Roots” Remake May Come to History Channel

The History Channel is getting ready to ride the wave of their miniseries success, and remake a classic miniseries, “Roots”, according to AP. History has found enormous success with it’s two most recent ventures, “The Bible” and “Hatfields and McCoys”, and will hopefully continue that success in “Roots”. The network said Tuesday that it had wrapped up talks and had …

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