The ‘Roots’ remake casts its Kunta Kinte

British actor Malachi Kirby has been cast as Kunta Kinte in A+E Networks’ remake of Alex Haley’s  Roots.  The story follows the iconic character as he is captured from his homeland Gambia and sold into slavery in America, along the way witnessing the American Revolution and Civil War.

 

Kunta Kinte

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