Roots

Roots (2016)


  • Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure
  • First Air Date: 2016-05-30
  • Last Air Date: 2016-06-02
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 4
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 120 min.
  • Language: e
  • Production Company: A+E Studios
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Networks: History
star 6.8/10
From 116 Ratings

Summary

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

  • Keywords: based on novel or book, slavery, plantation, remake, miniseries, 18th century, historical drama
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    Roots Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2016-05-30
    4 Episodes

    Roots Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Episode 1120 min
    Season 1Episode 2Episode 2120 min
    Season 1Episode 3Episode 3120 min
    Season 1Episode 4Episode 4120 min
    • Malachi Kirby

      as Kunta Kinte
    • Matthew Goode

      as Dr. William Waller
    • James Purefoy

      as John Waller
    • Forest Whitaker

      as Fiddler
    • Emayatzy Corinealdi

      as Belle
    • Anika Noni Rose

      as Kizzy
    • Roman Armstrong

      as Kunta Kinte
    • Laurence Fishburne

      as Alex Haley
    • Anna Paquin

      as Nancy Holt
    • Mekhi Phifer

      as Jerusalem
    • Jonathan Rhys Meyers

      as Tom Lea
    • T.I.

      as Cyrus
    • Carlacia Grant

      as Irene
    • Regé-Jean Page

      as Chicken George
    • Genevieve Hannelius

      as Missy
    • Saniyya Sidney

      as Kizzy, age 6
    Crew Ahmir-Khalib Thompson Executive Music Producer
    Production LeVar Burton Co-Executive Producer
    Production Korin Huggins Co-Executive Producer
    Production William Packer Executive Producer
    Production Marc Toberoff Executive Producer
    Production Karen Mayeda Vranek Co-Producer
    Production Mark Wolper Executive Producer
    Production Alissa M. Kantrow Line Producer
    Production Ann Kindberg Producer
    Production Cheryl Eatock Line Producer
    Production George Parra Producer
    Sound Alex Heffes Original Music Composer
    Writing Lawrence Konner Writer
    Writing Mark Rosenthal Writer
    Writing Alison McDonald Writer
    Writing Charles Murray Writer

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