Roots (2016) Lists

120 minutes

History Channel premieres "Roots" on Memorial Day 2016 with a four-night, eight-hour series. "Roots" is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family and their will to survive and ultimately carry on their legacy despite hardship. "Roots" will be simulcast on A&E and Lifetime, in addition to History Channel. The stellar cast includes Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anika Noni Rose, Tip "T.I." Harris, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Matthew Goode, Mekhi Phifer,James Purefoy, and introduces Regé-Jean Page and Malachi Kirby.

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These people are great, but together they are fantastic.
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At least some inspiration has been drawn from real events, though sometimes it might seem but a distant memory.
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Book adaptations - both modern interpretations or classic book to show adaptations. And perhaps a play adaptation or two.
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First it was a book, not it's a TV show
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Shows set in a long gone period of time. Even if that time happens to be the 80's. Basically everything not taking place in the present of the time of filming.
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They might be small, but they pack a big punch.