Tuesday, 24 October, 2017

Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It is being rebooted on Netflix

Netflix reveals She's Gotta Have It release date and trailer The trailer for Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It Netflix series hints at a vibrant remake
Nicole Thomas | 13 October, 2017, 02:18

Spike Lee is coming to Netflix.

Director Spike Lee burst on to the American film scene in 1986 with She's Gotta Have It. As in the original, the plot will revolve around Nola Darling's attempts to juggle three paramours at the same time, but with modern lexicon like "sex-positive, polyamorous pansexual" thrown in to bring the narrative firmly into our current "woke" era. As Clover Hope wrote when the series was announced, there has been skepticism about Lee directing every episode of a show about a black woman's sexuality, especially considering the way Nola's story was handled in his film (and how a rape by one of her partners was depicted). The new She's Gotta Have It is his first TV series. The movie centers around Brooklyn artist Nola Armstrong who is in her late twenties and like many people that age is trying to figure herself out and manage her professional side with the personal side of her life.

As noted in the press statement, Lee himself is seen as the original Mars Blackmon, before introducing the new Nola Darling -DeWanda Wise (Shots Fired).

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Cleo Anthony plays the model, Greer Childs, Lyriq Bent plays the overprotective investment banker, Jamie Overstreet, and Anthony Ramos plays the sneakerhead, Mars Blackmon.

She's Gotta Have It premieres on Thanksgiving Day, and is directed entirely by Spike Lee. Chyna Layne also stars as Shemekka Epps.

All 10 episodes will be available on Thanksgiving (that's November 23).

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