Octavia Spencer Takes On The Role Of Madam C.J. Walker In New ‘Self Made’ Trailer

Netflix just dropped the first trailer for the upcoming series “Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker”.

The four-part limited series is based on the book On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam C. J. Walker, which was written by Walker’s great-great-granddaughter A’Lelia Bundles.

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Walker was famously considered the wealthiest African-American businesseswoman and wealthiest self-made woman in America, due to her revolutionizing black haircare, at the time of her death in 1919.

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Octavia Spencer takes on the lead role in the series, alongside the likes of Tiffany Haddish, Blair Underwood and Carmen Ejogo, among many more.

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The series also touches on Walker overcoming post-slavery racial and gender biases, as well as personal betrayals and business rivalries.

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“Self Made” is set to premiere March 20.

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