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Octavia Spencer Stars In Empowering Trailer For Netflix Series 'Self Made' - Watch Here!

'Octavia Spencer Stars In Empowering Trailer For Netflix Series 'Self Made'
February 25, 2020 - 19:53 / Lucas Anderson

Octavia Spencer stars in the new limited series from Netflix, Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker. Based on an inspirational true story, Netflix's new series today received an official trailer! Watch it below.

Octavia Spencer stars as "Madam C.J. Walker" in Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker. The four-part series premieres on Netflix on March 20.

Madam C.J. Walker (1867-1919) was the first woman to become a self-made millionaire. Her inspiring story is the focus of the new Netflix series.

Watch the trailer below.

Netflix's trailer for Self Made with Octavia Spencer

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Netflix provides this description for Self Made:

"[It] brings the uplifting story of this cultural icon to the screen for the first time. Against all odds, Walker overcame post-slavery racial and gender biases, personal betrayals, and business rivalries to build a ground-breaking brand that revolutionized black haircare, as she simultaneously fought for social change."

In the series, Spencer stars as Walker, with Blair Underwood as her husband and Tiffany Haddish as her daughter.

Octavia Spencer in Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker, Netflix 2020.

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The popular actress is known for her roles in MaHidden Figures, and The Help.

She won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Help in 2011.

Spencer's new role as Madam C.J. Walker in Self Made debuts on Netflix on March 20! She also co-produced the series with LeBron James, among others.