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The cast of the planned four-night, eight-hour scripted event miniseries already includes Forest Whitaker as “Fiddler;”Anika Noni Rose as “Kizzy”;Chad L. Coleman as “Mingo”; Erica Tazel as “Matilda”; Derek Luke as “Silla Ba Dibba,” Anna Paquin as “Nancy Holt”; Jonathan Rhys Meyers as “Tom Lea”;Emayatzy Corinealdi plays “Belle”, the wife of Kunta Kinte; Tip “T.I.” Harris plays “Cyrus”; Mekhi Phifer as “Jerusalem”; Malachi Kirby as “Kunta Kinte”; Regé-Jean Page as “Chicken George”; and Laurence Fishburne as “Alex Haley”

*The mini-series reboot premieres Memorial Day 2016