T.I. has built an extensive acting resume over the past 10 years, but this next role could be his biggest look yet.
According to Variety, T.I. has been cast for A+E Networks’ Roots remake. Tip will be featured in the finale episode of the four-part miniseries.
He will be playing Cyrus, a headstrong slave who fights for his freedom for the Union Army against Confederate Forces.
The remake will be a eight-hour, four night reboot that will be simulcast across the network portfolio on A&E, History and Lifetime.Roots is currently filming in Louisiana and is set to premiere in 2016.