Hulu Series: Roots (Trailer Song)
Hulu has released a 30-second trailer for History’s critically acclaimed Roots remake, inviting you to watch the entire mini-series, streaming now exclusively on Hulu following the deal of the streaming service with A+E Networks for the acquisition of the rights.
This four-part miniseries, which is based on Alex Haley’s 1976 novel, explores American slavery in 1770s through the eyes of a proud and educated African young man named Kunta Kinte, who empowers himself when he is captured and sold into slavery. The show follows him as he fights for his freedom and strives to escape and return home.
The cast includes Malachi Kirby in the main role, Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Laurence Fishburne, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Anika Noni Rose, T.I., Nokuthula Ledwaba, Erica Tazel, James Purefoy, Chad Coleman, Derek Luke, Mandela Van Peebles and others.
The song playing in the trailer is “Wade in the Water” by The Rigs.