Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Bill Bellamy has joined the cast of the Netflix series Madam C.J. Walker.
Madam C.J. Walker is based on the biography On Her Own Ground by A'Lelia Bundles. The show tells the story of Walker, who made her fortune developing and marketing a line of cosmetics and hair care products for black women in the 1900s.
Bellamy will play Sweetness, a smart and savvy banker who sees Madam Walker's success and tries to get in good with her. Bellamy confirmed his casting in a tweet Wednesday.
Madam C.J. Walker is written by Janine Sherman Barrois, Elle Johnson and Nicole Jefferson Asher, with Sherman Barrois and Johnson to serve as showrunners and executive produce with Spencer and LeBron James.
Bellamy is known for the HBO stand-up series Def Comedy Jam. His previous TV credits include Fastlane, Hot in Cleveland and Insecure.