The American drama TV series Self Made is only a day away from its official release, and fans of the series are extremely excited to see what the upcoming Netflix’s miniseries has in store to offer. A lot of new rumors and details have surfaced up, and we have gathered all the recent updates and information regarding the show, so here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Self Made on Netflix.
The miniseries will be extremely engaging, and fans will get hooked to it, so prepare your self for a high-class drama. Written by Nicole Asher, the miniseries has been in the works since 2016, when the initial project was brought to light, and later in 2017, Netflix gave the order for the productions.
According to the official statement, the project would be helmed by Kasi Lemmons, while the executive producers include Elle Johnson, LeBron James, Mark Holder, Janine Sherman Barrois, Maverick Carter, and Christine Holder. The upcoming show has created a lot of hype lately and the expectations are pretty high from it, so it will be interesting to see, how the team lives up to that.
What is the Plot of Self Made?
The show is inspired by A’Lelia Bundles’ biography ‘On Her Own Ground,’ and according to the official synopsis, the story follows the story Madam C.J. Walker, who was the first American female entrepreneur to become a millionaire from her haircare business. The miniseries follows the life and struggle that Madam C.J. Walker faced being an African-American woman, and how she overcame all of the problems, business rivalries, racial problems and other societal discrimination to emerge at the top.
The lead actor, Octavia Spencer was extremely delighted to play the part of Madam C.J. Walker. She was very impressed with the idea and the accuracy, and she wanted to give her all to bring the character to life. Spencer was also involved in the production and according to her, the series is a ‘labor of love,’ something which she has been dreaming to tell.
How many episodes will Self Made have?
The upcoming Self Made will feature a total of 8 episodes.
Who is in the Cast of Self Made?
The cast of Self Made includes Octavia Spencer as Madam C. J. Walker, Mouna Traoré as Esther, Tiffany Haddish as Lelia, Zahra Bentham as Nettie, Carmen Ejogo as Addie, Bill Bellamy as Sweetness, Blair Underwood as Charles James Walker, Kevin Carroll as Ransom, Garrett Morris as Cleophus, and others.
When is the Release Date of Self Made?
Self Made will be released on Netflix on 20th March 2020.