THE Netflix released today (25) new photos, trailer, and a new poster of its next miniseries starring Octavia Spencer.
With the title of Self Made: Inspired by The Life of Madam CJ Walker the project will have 4 episodes and will arrive on the streaming service in March.
In Brazil, the production can be found in the catalog with the title of The Life and History of Madam CJ Walker.
Octavia Spencer to star in Netflix miniseries about Madam CJ Walker
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Sarah Breedlove known as Madam CJ Walker was a businesswoman, philanthropist and social activist who lived from 1867 to 1919 and was known as the first black woman to become a millionaire in the USA.
Walker made a fortune creating and selling a line of beauty products for black women through the company she founded. It is as if she were a kind of Oprah from the beginning of the 20th century.
The project is based on the book On Her Own Ground written by the journalist A’Leila Bundles descendant of Walker. The limited series or miniseries will be 8 episodes that will tell the story of the businesswoman who was marked by fighting racism, some commercial rivalries and tumultuous marriages.
Spencer in addition to playing Madam CJ Walker will produce the program together with LeBron James.
In the cast we still have Blair Underwood, Tiffany Haddish and Carmen Game.
The Life and History of Madam CJ Walker arrives on March 20 on Netflix