G Hannelius just booked a major new role!
The 16-year-old actress, who you know from Dog With A Blog, will star as Missy Waller in A+E’s upcoming, eight-hour event miniseries Roots, Deadline reports.
A remake of the iconic 1977 mini series, the project centers on one man’s mission to trace his lineage and spanns multiple generations, which begins with young Kunta Kinte (Malachi Kirby), who is captured in his homeland of The Gambia and transported in brutal conditions to colonial America, where he’s sold into slavery.
“I’m so thrilled to announce a project I’m so excited to be apart of! A+E’s eight-hour event miniseries Roots, a remake of the iconic 1977 version. I play Missy Waller, the daughter of John Waller. Beyond honored to be working along side such an incredible cast in this special project. ??” G shared on Instagram.