The History Channel Set to Remake 'Roots'Breaking News
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The History Channel is set to remake one of the biggest and most successful miniseries ever, Roots, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The cable network has acquired the rights to both the original miniseries as well as the book, Roots: the Saga of an American Family, from Alex Haley's estate. Mark Wolper, son of the original executive producer David L. Wolper, is set to execute the remake and has already started the search for a writer for the project, according to the Hollywood Reporter.