Tiffany Haddish attends the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall on August 20, 2018, in New York (Shutterstock).
Tiffany Haddish joins Oscar-winning actor Octavia Spencer in the four-part limited series “Madam CJ Walker” about the Black hair care pioneer and mogul by the same name, Netflix announced on August 6.
“Madam CJ Walker” delves into the amazing life of Sarah Breedlove, better known as Madam CJ Walker, during the turn-of-the-century and how she overcame an epic business rivalry, tumultuous marriages, and other struggles to become the first Black, self-made female millionaire in the US.
Spencer, who won an Oscar for her role in The Help, is an executive producer for the series with LeBron James and others while also starring as Breedlove.
Netflix announced that Haddish joins the limited series as Lelia, “the smart and feisty daughter of Sarah Breedlove and her late first husband.” Lelia, raised…
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