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‘Roots’ premiere in NYC: LeVar Burton, Malachi Kirby, Anna Paquin and more hit Lincoln Center

In advance of the broadcast premiere of “Roots,” the History channel hosted a premiere screening at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. Plenty of celebrities — many of them cast members from the 2016 version of the TV classic – turned out on May 23, 2016, to see the first installment of the four-night series.

LeVar Burton, a star of the 1977 “Roots” and a producer of the current version, was joined by director Mario Van Peebles, stars Chad L. Coleman, Anna Paquin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Malachi Kirby and many more.

amNY.com staff