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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 Water, Hidden Figures and The Help.
A launch date for “Madam C.J. Walker” was not introduced.
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