Slavery is a hot topic, with the success of "12 Years A Slave" and "Django Unchained."
Now History is seeking to capitalize by remaking the historic 1977 miniseries "Roots."
The cable channel announced that it will reboot the groundbreaking miniseries as an eight-hour project, according to Deadline. Mark Wolper, son of late
The new version will draw on the original novel by Alex Haley and the miniseries for a "contemporary perspective," the report said.