Among moving his talents to the west coast, speaking out on his views about politics and  building a school in his home town “King” James is also starting to make moves in the film and television world creating deals with Netflix and HBO.

Teaming his SpringHill Entertainment with Octavia Spencer’s Oritz Entertainment the duo plans to produce a series chronicling the life and success of Madame CJ Walker, the 1st Female and African American millionaire in the United States. Spencer is also signed on to star.

The series will be based on the book “On her own Ground” by A’leia Bundles, the great great grandaughter of Madame Walker. Walker, who died in 1919 was revolutionary in discovering a hair care formula for women of color in which she amassed a great deal of wealth, fortune and fame.

For more info:

Octavia Spencer, LeBron James Team on TV Series About Entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker (EXCLUSIVE)



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