This Saturday, HBO premiered its new movie The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks on the small screen. The Immortal Life not only centers on the heartbreaking story of Henrietta, a black woman whose cells were used for research without her consent, but her family, and the effects of untreated trauma.
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Written and directed by George C. Wolfe, the telepic boasts an impressive supporting cast that includes Courtney B. Vance, Reg E. Cathey, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Melvin Van Peebles.
Tony Award-winning actress Renee Elise Goldsberry has booked the titular role in the upcoming The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The Hamilton star will join Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne for the movie at HBO Films.
Neighbors 2 star Rose Byrne is switching from comedy to drama in the upcoming HBO movie THe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The Golden Globe-nominated actress will star opposite Oprah Winfrey in the true story about Henrietta Lacks, a woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.
Oprah Winfrey is set to star in HBO Films’ The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks. George C. Wolfe penned the adaptation and will direct.