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'Roots' 2016 - Full Cast List & Character Descriptions

The 2016 remake of the Roots mini-series premiered on History Channel tonight and you can meet the full cast right here.

Malachi Kirby was introduced to the world in the first night of the mini-series as the important character Kunta Kinte.

Other stars who will be featured in the four episodes include Forest Whitaker, Laurence Fishburne, Anna Paquin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anika Noni Rose, and more!

Roots is a historical portrait of American slavery recounting the journey of one family’s will to survive, endure and ultimately carry on their legacy despite enormous hardship and inhumanity. Spanning multiple generations, the lineage begins with young Kunta Kinte who is captured in his homeland in The Gambia and transported in brutal conditions to colonial America where he’s sold into slavery. Throughout the series, the family continues to face adversity while bearing witness and contributing to notable events in U.S. history – including the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, slave uprisings and eventual emancipation.

Click inside to meet the cast of Roots… More Here! »

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Cole Sprouse & KJ Apa Bring 'Riverdale' to CW Upfronts 2016

Cole Sprouse and KJ Apa hit the black carpet at the 2016 CW Upfront held at The London Hotel on Thursday morning (May 19) in New York City.

The guys were joined by their Riverdale co-stars Camila Mendes, Ashleigh Murray, Lili Reinhart, Luke Perry, and Madelaine Petsch.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Cole Sprouse

Also in attendance were fellow CW newbies, Frequency‘s Peyton List, Mekhi Phifer, and Riley Smith, and No Tomorrow‘s Tori Anderson, Joshua Sasse, Jesse Rath, Sarayu Blue, and Amy Pietz.

Stay tuned for all the trailers!

45+ pictures inside of Cole Sprouse, KJ Apa, and more at the CW UpfrontsMore Here! »

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Maggie Q & Dylan McDermott Couple Up at 'Insurgent' Premiere

Maggie Q and her fiance Dylan McDermott make a red carpet appearance while attending the premiere of her new movie Insurgent on Monday (March 16) at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City.

Also in attendance at the event were co-stars Ashley Judd, Octavia Spencer, Daniel Dae Kim, and Mekhi Phifer (with wife Reshelet Barnes).

Make sure to see Insurgent when it hits theaters everywhere this weekend!

FYI: Maggie is wearing a Zuhair Murad dress and a Lee Savage clutch. Octavia is wearing a Tadashi Shoji dress. Ashley is wearing a Badgley Mischka dress.

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Shailene Woodley's Religion is the Earth: 'I Believe in Trees'

Shailene Woodley and Theo James make an appearance at the Kiss 92.5 radio station and The Morning Show on Thursday (March 6) in Toronto, Canada.

The 22-year-old actress and the 29-year-old actor are promoting their new film Divergent right now around the world.

The night before, Maggie Q and Mekhi Phifer were in attendance for a screening of the movie in San Francisco.

Shailene recently chatted with THR in an in-depth interview and she was asked if she adheres to a particular religion. “My religion is the Earth, man,” she answered. “I believe in trees.”

FYI: Shailene is wearing a Thakoon sweater. Her white top is rag & bone.

10+ pictures inside of Shailene Woodley and Theo James promoting their movie… More Here! »

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Shailene Woodley & Theo James: New 'Divergent' Poster!

Check out this brand new poster for the highly anticipated movie Divergent featuring Shailene Woodley and Theo James.

New character posters were also released for the film earlier this week Miles Teller, Zoe Kravitz, Jai Courtney, Maggie Q, and Mekhi Phifer.

Here is the film’s synopsis: In a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities, Tris Prior is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it’s too late.

Make sure to check back tomorrow to watch the official trailer for the film, which is set to hit theaters on March 21, 2014. More Here! »

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Mekhi Phifer Wedding Photos with Reshelet Barnes!

Mekhi Phifer and his bride Reshelet Barnes pose for their wedding photos after saying “I Do” on Saturday (March 30) at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 38-year-old ER actor tied the knot with his love in an intimate outdoor ceremony in front of 100 friends and family.

“When she made her entrance into the courtyard, Mekhi was completely overcome with emotion and you could tell she took his breath away. He had to wipe tears from his eyes for several minutes,” a source told E! News about the wedding.

Congratulations to the happy couple!

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General Motor’s Celebrity Fashion Show — The 2007 GM “Ten” Runway

In light of the awards season (the Oscars are this weekend), General Motors threw its annual GM TEN event last night — a charity-driven celebrity couture fashion show. It’s where fashion, cars, and Hollywood join forces for one special night.

With 2007 marking the 6th annual, this year’s runway had an all-star lineup including Katherine Heigl, Denise Richards, Jennifer Hudson, Sarah Wayne Callies, Mary J. Blige, Christina Milian, Leah Rimini, Roselyn Sanchez, Emmy Rossum, Shane West, Mario Lopez, David Boreanaz, Tyrese Gibson, Pete Wentz, Mekhi Phifer, Donald Faison, and of course, the Heroes cast — Hayden Panettiere, Milo Ventimiglia, Masi Oka, and Jack Coleman.

Sitting front row: Penelope Cruz (nice Dr. Evil pose), Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore, Grey’s Anatomy‘s Eric Dane and wife Rebecca Gayheart, and America’s Next Top Model‘s Eva Pigford sitting next to Russell Simmons.

Who’s wearing who? Katherine Heigl, Denise Richards, and Shane West in Dolce & Gabbana, Jennifer Hudson in Roberto Cavalli, Hayden Panettiere in Louis Becaria, and Mary J. Blige in Collette Dinnigan.

The event was held on Tuesday night at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.

UPDATE :: I added 40+ pictures from the 2007 GM “Ten” Runway — CLICK HERE!!! Be sure to check them all out!!!!

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