LaVar Burton on reviving ‘Reading Rainbow,’ mentor William Shatner and being the butt of the joke
TheWrap.com - LeVar Burton wants more people to read, which is just fine by us at TheWrap. However, his “Reading Rainbow” target audience is admittedly slightly younger than our demo.
Burton, also of “Star Trek” and “Roots” fame, recently raised more than a million dollars in less than a day on Kickstarter to revive his popular PBS project from the '80s. This time around, “Reading Rainbow” has taken the form of an interactive, multi-platform app intended for home and the classroom.
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