LeVar Burton calls Tarantino’s ‘Roots’-'Django’ comparison ‘bullsh*t’

November 18, 2013   // 0 Comments

by theGrio  LeVar Burton has a genteel persona thanks to his iconic role on Star Trek: The Next Generationand his hosting gig on Reading Rainbow, but he doesn’t mince words when it comes to defending the series that made him famous — Roots. The legendary 1977 miniseries based on Alex Haley’s slavery-themed novel is being remade by the History Channel. The original film was criticized by filmmake...

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