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Questlove Will Create "The Authentic African Sound" as Executive Music Producer for 'Roots' Reboot

A+E Networks announces two directors and the executive music producer of its "Roots" remake - a four-night, eight-hour scripted event series that will air in 2016.  Directors Phillip Noyce ("Patriot Games," "Clear and Present Danger," "Salt") and Thomas Carter ("Coach Carter," "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story") are set to direct nights one and three respectively. Directors for nights two and four are to be announced. Additionally, Questlove, from the Grammy Award winning band The Roots, is set as the executive music producer. Per the press release, for "Roots," Questlove will "create the authentic African...

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