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[01/08/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 8
Updates include: Guillermo del Toro brings "A Killing on Carnival Row" to Amazon; syndicated game show "Celebrity Name Game" gets second season; and Emmanuelle Chriqui joins the cast of TNT's "Murder in the First."

[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
· Allen Hughes as DIR/EP
· Larry Konner as WRTR
· Marc Toberoff as EP
· Mark Rosenthal as WRTR
· Mark Wolper as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a book
· mini-series
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· A+E Studios