It was the movie that launched his career and 31 years later Spike Lee is returning to She’s Gotta Have It when it returns to Netflix in a new format. Just less than a year ago the American filmmaker announced he was returning to where it all started for him, this time returning in the shape of a 10 part series. Today the streaming giants have released the Netflix Originals series first teaser trailer, check it out…
This is merely a teaser, no dialogue, a short but sweet promo that has all the traits you expect from a Spike Lee creation which will please fans of the director. It’s his first TV Show and the original movie gave American independent cinema a voice, now he once again steps into unknown territory.
She’s Gotta Have It the Netflix Original Series from Academy Award® Nominated Director SPIKE LEE is a 10-episode contemporary update of Lee’s 1986 revolutionary debut film. Starring DeWanda Wise (Shots Fired) in the central role of Nola Darling, a Brooklyn-based artist in her late twenties struggling to define herself and divide her time amongst her Friends, her Job and her Three Lovers: Greer Childs played by Cleo Anthony (Divergent), Jamie Overstreet played by Lyriq Bent (The Book of Negroes), and Mars Blackmon played by Hamilton alum Anthony Ramos. Chyna Layne (Precious) and Ilfenesh Hadeara (Baywatch), Margot Bingham (Barbershop: The Next Cut), Sydney Morton (Love, New York), and Joie Lee (Do The Right Thing) also star. Lee directs all 10 episodes of the series, he created and produced the show. Tonya Lewis Lee is Executive Producer. Barry Michael Cooper and Lynn Nottage are also Producers.
She’s Gotta Have It was SPIKE’s landmark film which he shot in 12 days during the long hot summer of 1986. The film signalled a change of how African Americans are portrayed in movies.
She’s Gotta Have It will arrive globally on Netflix from 23rd November, American Thanksgiving Day.