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Laurence Fishburne To Star In "Roots" Remake We Didn’t Know Was Happening

Laurence Fishburne is set to star in the A+E adaptation of the 1977 miniseries, Roots, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Laurence Fishburne Is Starring as Author Alex Haley in A+E's 'Roots' Remake

Deadline reports that Laurence Fishburne will be playing the role of author Alex Haley in A&E’s upcoming remake of Roots. The original eight-episode miniseries adaption, which debuted in 1977, is based off Haley’s novel, … 162 more words

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'Roots' Is Getting Rebooted with Laurence Fishburne as Alex Haley

Roots, the award-winning 1970s TV miniseries about one family’s resilience in the face of American slavery, is getting remade for a younger generation.

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Laurence Fishburne To Play Alex Haley in 'Roots' Remake

Award winning actor Laurence Fishburne has been announced Wednesday to play Alex Haley in the 1977 remake of ‘Roots’ on A&E. The miniseries is set to come out in 2016 on both Lifetime and A&E. 36 more words

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CASTING NEWS: Laurence Fishburne To Star in 'Roots' Remake

There’s a Roots remake headed to the small screen and Laurence Fishburne has snagged a starring role.

According to reports, the black-ish star will play Alex Haley in A&E’s upcoming miniseries that is based on the life of Kunta Kinte. 45 more words

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Laurence Fishburne to star in 'Roots' miniseries remake

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Laurence Fishburne is joining the “Roots” miniseries remake.

A&E Networks said Wednesday that Fishburne will play writer Alex Haley, whose novel about his African-American ancestry was the basis of the original TV miniseries. 101 more words

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'Roots' Is Getting Rebooted with Laurence Fishburne as Alex Haley

Roots, the award-winning 1970s TV miniseries about one family’s resilience in the face of American slavery, is getting remade for a younger generation.

The A+E Networks production will star… 155 more words

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