Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne to star in ‘Roots’ remake

theGRIO REPORT - The famed 1970's television miniseries Roots will be getting a modern reboot. Actor Laurence Fishburne has officially been cast to play author Alex Haley in the forthcoming A+E Network remake, executives announced Wednesday.
LeVar Burton in Roots

Will 'Roots' remake 'get it right'?

OPINION - News of the History Channel’s plans to remake Roots may have been unexpected but, given the box office success of Django Unchained and the critical acclaim of the more highly regarded 12 Years a Slave, it should come as no true surprise...
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