T.I Joins Cast Of Roots Remake & Was Once Opposed To The Role

Rapper and actor T.I is adding another project to his list of acting roles. The King of the South has made it clear that he will be starring in the Roots remake on the History Channel. However, he wasn’t all the way for it initially. Check out the trailer and his view on the remake after the jump.

(Photos) Jay-Z And Will Smith To Produce HBO Mini-Series On Emmett Till

Hov X Fresh Prince. Those two names alone definitely means the bar will be raised high for their new venture. Jay and Will have worked together recently on remaking the classic movie, Annie, and they are collaborating again to create a mini-series on Emmett Till.

Laurence Fishburne Set To Play Alex Haley In ‘Roots’ Remake

Laurence Fishburne will play Alex Haley in the remake of the 1977 miniseries, Roots: The Saga of an American Family. Roots tells the story of Alex Haley’s ancestor Kunta Kinte and his family’s trials and tribulations, while being enslaved. To see if there is any resemblance between the actor and author, and more info on the upcoming miniseries hit the jump!

Auto Talk: Carroll Shelby To Get The TV Miniseries Treatment Thanks To Velocity

Farmer, car dealer, Le Mans winner, sports-car maker, businessman and tuner Carroll Shelby passsed away on May 11. To honor his contribution to the numerous segments of the auto industry he impacted, cable network Velocity will be airing a three-hour, three-part miniseries on Sunday, May 20. Funk Flex

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