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  1. 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' Teaser: HBO Sends Oprah Winfrey Digging for AnswersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | /film

    ... her story became much more widely known to the general public in 2010 thanks to The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , a nonfiction tome by Rebecca Skloot . Now it's going the way of many other bestselling books, and becoming a movie. Oprah Winfrey ...

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  2. Henrietta Lacks movie debuts April 22 on HBORead the original story

    Monday | SoVaNow.com

    "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," the bestselling book about a Halifax County sharecropper whose cancerous cells gifted the world with untold medical breakthroughs, is coming to HBO as a docudrama starring Oprah Winfrey. The movie by the same name premieres on HBO on April 22 at 8 p.m. Winfrey, producer of the film, stars as Deborah Lacks, daughter of Henrietta Lacks and a central character in the story told by author Rebecca Skloot, who also figures prominently in the movie.

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  3. Oprah Winfrey In New Gripping True-Life DramaRead the original story

    Monday | SFGate

    Oprah Winfrey stars in a new movie, premiering on HBO in the US in April titled, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. The film is based on the book of the same name written by Rebecca Skloot.

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  4. Oprah Winfrey Stars in First Teaser for HBO's 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' -- WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | ETonline

    HBO has released the first teaser for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , featuring the media mogul in a powerful role as Lack's daughter, Deborah. The new film, based on Rebecca Skloot's 2010 book of the same name, explores the story of Henrietta Lacks and the immortal cell line that is derived from samples taken from her without her knowledge.

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  5. Oprah is starring in an HBO movie, and the trailer alone will make you cryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Mashable

    In The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , starring Oprah Winfrey, HBO shines a light on the eponymous heroine , whose cells were used in groundbreaking medical research and kept from her family. Immortal Life is based on the book of the same name by Rebecca Skloot .

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  6. Stage Tube: Hbo Releases Trailer of the Immortal Life of Henrietta...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Here Entertainment, Harpo Films and Cine Mosaic production. The HBO Films presentation THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS will debut SATURDAY, APRIL 22 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT).

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  7. Oprah Winfrey's 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' unveils teaserRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - HBO finally gives us a glimpse of its Oprah Winfrey -starring film, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" , in a newly-released teaser. The television movie is based on Rebecca Skloot's best-selling nonfiction book of the same title, which follows a black woman named Henrietta Lacks whose cancer cells provided the foundation for staggering medical breakthroughs.

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  8. Watch The Teaser For HBO's Highly Anticipated 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Essence Magazine

    Starring Oprah Winfrey, the film explores the real life story of Henrietta Lacks, a Black woman whose cells led to incredible medical breakthroughs, and her daughter's search for the truth. We've been waiting for a peak at HBO's The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks since the project was announced and now it's here.

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  9. Here's our first look at HBO's Henrietta Lacks movie, starring OprahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Baltimore Sun

    Watch the first trailer for HBO's movie "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne. Watch the first trailer for HBO's movie "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne.

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  10. Henrietta Lacks will be immortalized in an HBO specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Engadget

    ... cosmetics, she's about to be immortalized again in an HBO original biopic. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is based on Rebecca Skloot's nonfiction bestseller of the same name and stars Oprah Winfrey as Henrietta's daughter Deborah and Rose ...

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  11. HBO Sets Date for Oprah's Film on Henrietta LacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | CBS Local

    ... Oprah's Film on Henrietta Lacks HBO announced that April 22 is the premiere date for "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Md. Military History Museum Honors African Americans Who Served Black History has been made in many areas, and that includes ...

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  12. Odds & Ends: Samantha Barks Will Bring Honeymoon in Vegas to London, Feud's Fiery Trailer & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Broadway

    ... Bowl debut as a special guest at Jazz at the Bowl on July 19. Premiere Date Set for The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks HBO now has a premiere date for its film adaptation of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks . The film, written and directed by ...

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  13. Oprah Winfrey's 'Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' gets HBO premiere dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Boston Herald

    Oprah Winfrey is coming to HBO this April: The premium cable network announced Tuesday that The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , a film starring Winfrey, debuts Saturday, April 22. Adapted from Rebecca Skloot's 2010 book of the same name, the biopic tells the story of Henrietta Lacks , the black woman whose cells - which were harvested without her permission as she lay dying from cancer in 1951 - led to the discovery of the polio vaccine, in vitro fertilization, and gene mapping. The story is told through the eyes of her daughter Deborah , who teams up with journalist Skloot to learn about the mother she never knew.

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  14. HBO Sets an Air Date for New Oprah FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | NBC Connecticut

    ... permission in 1951, leading to the first immortal human cell line. HBO's new film, " The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks ," chronicles her history through her daughter Deborah's search for answers about the mother she had never truly known. Based ...

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  15. Oprah Winfrey Starrer 'The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks' Gets HBO Premiere DateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Deadline

    HBO said today that The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne , will premiere at 8 PM Saturday, April 22. It's the true story of the African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line. Told through the eyes of her daughter, Deborah Lacks , the HBO Films project chronicles her search, with the help of journalist Rebecca Skloot , to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks' cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever.

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  16. HBO Sets The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks For April 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | ComingSoon.net

    HBO has today confirmed that their upcoming HBO Films presentation The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , will debut Saturday, April 22 at 8:00pm ET/PT. Based on author Rebecca Skloot' s critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks stars Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne.

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  17. Hbo to Debut the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, 4/22Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    HBO has confirmed that the HBO Films presentation THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS will debut SATURDAY, APRIL 22 at 8:00 p.m. . Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne star in this adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name.

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  18. Henrietta Lacks' family wants compensation for her cellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Lacks' story garnered national attention after Rebecca Skloot wrote a best-seller, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," which is being made into a movie by Oprah Winfrey and HBO that is expected to be released later this year. After the book's ...

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  19. Medical research: The vaccine chroniclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Nature

    ... a former Nature journalist — invites comparison with Rebecca Skloot's 2007 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Crown). Skloot also explored the social, ethical and historical legacies of research on human subjects and their discarded ...

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  20. February 02, 2017Henrietta Lacksa life was as difficult as it was brief.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | O-R Online

    ... used for research. Her story gained prominence in 2010, when Rebecca Skloot's “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” became a New York Times best-seller. An HBO movie with the same title will air this year, starring Oprah Winfrey as ...

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