WATCH: The first trailer for the ‘Roots’ remake

RootsRemakeThe History Channel has finally unleashed the first look at its upcoming remake of the Roots mini-series. Starring Forest Whitaker, Anika Noni Rose, T.I., Mekhi Phifer, Laurence Fishburne, Anna Paquin, James Purefoy, Joanthan Rhys Meyers, and a host of the others, the mini-series will be an 8-hour, four night event starting on Memorial Day 2016 (May 30).

Check out the first trailer below:

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