See Octavia Spencer As Madam C.J. Walker In First Look At Netflix’s Limited Series


Monday, January 6, 2020

January 6, 2020 HuffPost

The first look at Netflix’s upcoming limited series about legendary philanthropist and hair-care entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker has arrived. 

Oscar-winning actor Octavia Spencer stars in the project as Walker, a groundbreaking self-made millionaire who, more than a century ago, built a beauty empire selling hair care products for Black women. Born Sarah Breedlove in 1867, Walker was the daughter of formerly enslaved parents.

Spencer stars in the series alongside a cast that includes Tiffany Haddish, Blair Underwood and Carmen Ejogo.

Netflix’s Strong Black Lead arm tweeted a series of photos from the project on Thursday.

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