Roots

An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", chronicling the history of an African slave, Kunta Kinte sold to America and his descendants.

TitleRoots
First Air DateMay 30th, 2016
Last Air DateJune 2nd, 2016
GenresDrama, Action & Adventure
NetworkHistory
Production CompaniesA+E Studios, Will Packer Productions, The Wolper Organization
ProducersAnn Kindberg, George Parra
Co-ProducerKaren Mayeda Vranek
Executive ProducersWilliam Packer, Mark Wolper, Marc Toberoff
Number of Seasons1 Seasons
Number of Episodes4 Episodes
Plot Keywordsbased on novel or book, slavery, plantation, remake, miniseries, 18th century, historical drama, kunta kinte
Malachi Kirby
Malachi Kirby
Kunta Kinte
Matthew Goode
Matthew Goode
Dr. William Waller
James Purefoy
James Purefoy
John Waller
Forest Whitaker
Forest Whitaker
Fiddler
Emayatzy Corinealdi
Emayatzy Corinealdi
Belle
Anika Noni Rose
Anika Noni Rose
Kizzy
Laurence Fishburne
Laurence Fishburne
Alex Haley
Anna Paquin
Anna Paquin
Nancy Holt
Mekhi Phifer
Mekhi Phifer
Jerusalem
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Tom Lea
T.I.
T.I.
Cyrus
Regé-Jean Page
Regé-Jean Page
Chicken George
Genevieve Hannelius
Genevieve Hannelius
Missy
Saniyya Sidney
Saniyya Sidney
Kizzy, age 6
Korzenie