The First Trailer For The Remake Of Alex Haley’s “Roots” Is Here

The brand new miniseries premieres on Memorial Day this year.

1. The very first look at the remake of Alex Haley’s Roots made its way online today.

2. Newcomer Malachi Kirby will the play the lead role of Kunta Kinte, which was originally portrayed by LeVar Burton in the 1977 version.

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3. Veteran actors Forest Whitaker, Anika Noni Rose, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and Anna Paquin will also be a part of the ensemble.

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4. The miniseries will be part of a four-night event, premiering on Memorial Day at 9:00 p.m.

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