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Oprah + Alan Ball = Immortal Life

Oprah + Alan Ball = Immortal Life

Oprah Winfrey and True Blood creator Alan Ball are teaming up to create an HBO film together!

The two will base the film on the nonfiction best-seller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, according to the AP. The story, written by Rebecca Skloot, is the true account of an African-American woman who died of cervical cancer in the 1950s – and the nonconsensual use of her tumor for medical exploration use after her death.

There is no word yet on when production will start or when we’ll see it on HBO.

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  • Okay?

    OK Oprah is now moving in on movie mogul territory. Keep going Oprah and don’t look back!!! But please go into more creative and interesting projects. Think out of the box!

  • Liz

    Anything with Alan Ball involved can only be great.

  • yowza

    Alan Ball could make this movie incredible if Oprah Winfrey doesn’t play any role in the movie…

  • http://JUSTJARED HOGWASH

    I HAVE AND OLD EBONY MAGAZINE WITH THE FAMILY TALKING ABOUT HIS WIFE, PLEASE DON’T PICK BORING HALLE BERRY TO PLAY THE PART, GO WITH A FRESH FACE, OR THANDIE NEWTON, SHE CAN STILL PLAY YOUNG.

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