Madam C.J. Walker created history in her time and the new series looks amazing.
Netflix unveiled the first look of its upcoming limited series 'Self Made: Inspired By The Life of Madam C.J. Walker' and Octavia Spencer looks stunning in her new avatar. The series is inspired by the book, On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, written by Walker’s great-great-granddaughter A’Lelia Bundles.
Octavia Spencer would portray C.J. Walker as the first female self-made American millionaire who revolutionized the haircare industry against all odds.
The cast includes Blair Underwood as her husband C.J. Walker, Tiffany Haddish as her daughter Lelia, Carmen Ejogo as Walker’s business rival Addie Munroe, Garrett Morris as Walker’s father-in-law, Kevin Carroll as her longtime lawyer Freeman Ransom and Bill Bellamy as Ransom’s cousin, Sweetness.
The four-part project would air on March 20, 2020.