Octavia Spencer says LeBron James helped her negotiate what ‘she deserves’ for their Netflix series. https://t.co/iDJ0FO9nEJ— CNBC Make It (@CNBCMakeIt) January 14, 2019
Octavia Spencer is partnering with NBA champion LeBron James for an upcoming Netflix series about the life of African-American millionaire entrepreneur Madame C.J. Walker.
Spencer will both executive produce and star in the project, praised James.
She said that it was James and his business partner, Maverick Carter, who helped her negotiate for what she deserved.
When she would ask for certain things in meetings, they would step in and emphasize that “She deserves these things.”