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Octavia Spencer is bringing the story of hair care mogul Madam C.J. Walker to tv.

Netflix stated Sunday that Spencer will produce and star in a restricted sequence concerning the outsized lifetime of Sarah Breedlove, an African-American entrepreneur and activist identified professionally as Walker.

The eight-episode drama relies on the e-book On Her Own Ground and consists of basketball star LeBron James as a producer.

Walker turned one in all America’s first self-made feminine millionaires by creating and advertising and marketing hair merchandise for African-Americans on the flip of the 20th century.

Netflix stated the sequence will element the hostility, rivalries and tumultuous private life that marked Walker’s life.

Spencer is an Oscar-winning actress whose credit embrace The Shape of WaterHidden Figures and The Help.

A launch date for “Madam C.J. Walker” was not introduced.

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