Joe Manganiello pulls out of History’s Six

Joe Manganiello has abruptly left  History’s Six during filming. Production on the military drama series, which had filmed almost two episodes of its eight-episode order with Manganiello, has been shut down while his role is being recast. There is no re-start date set yet, with Manganiello’s scenes set to be reshot. Six follows a brotherhood of…

A&E, Lifetime and the History channel to air the ‘Roots’ Remake in 2016

Will Packer and LeVar Burton, who played Kunta Kinte in the original “Roots,” are heading up  the project with Mark Wolper, son of the original producer of the 1977 ABC miniseries, David L. Wolper. Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald and Charles Murray are the writers brought on for the project.…