LeBron James will have a ton of content coming out, including a series about the legendary Madam C.J. WalkerAccording to Deadline, Netflix has gained the rights to Octavia Spencer and LeBron's limited series about entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker.

The announcement was made by Netflix at its Television Critics Assn. press tour session Sunday.
Janine Sherman Barrois and Elle Johnson are set as showrunners on the Zero Gravity-produced series about the legendary African American entrepreneur and philanthropist, with Kasi Lemmons (Eve’s Bayou, Talk to Me) on board to direct the first episode.

Written by Nicole Asher based on the book On Her Own Ground by A’Lelia Bundles, Madam C.J. Walker tells the untold and highly irreverent story of black hair care pioneer and mogul Madam C.J. Walker and how she overcame hostile turn-of-the-century America, epic rivalries, tumultuous marriages and some trifling family to become America’s first black, self-made female millionaire.
Madam C.J. Walker was SpringHill’s first scripted series project. and now becomes the company’s first green-lighted scripted series.


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