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[11/05/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 5
Updates include: Michael Caleo brings "Hourman" to The CW; Jason O'Mara to lead "Complications" at USA; and History eyes a revival of "Roots" as an eight-hour mini-series.







ROOTS (HISTORY)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/5/13
STATUS:
currently in development
DESCRIPTION:
eight-hour mini-series based on Alex Haley's novel about Kunta Kinte, an 18th-century African, captured as an adolescent and sold into slavery in the United States, and follows his life and the lives of his alleged descendants in the U.S. down to Haley
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Haley as BOOK
· Mark Wolper as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mini-series
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· no information is available