Rapper Tip “T.I.” Harris, Mekhi Phifer, James Purefoy, Matthew Goode, Lane Garrison, Emayatzy Corinealdi and G. Hannelius have signed on for the four-night, eight-hour miniseries event, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Harris will play Cyrus, a headstrong slave who fights for his freedom for the Union Army against Confederate forces.
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Along with reports of “ATL 2” on the way, T.I. will be starring in this new Series based off of “Roots.”