VIDEO: Yo! Spike Lee's New Joint SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT Premieres on Netflix 11/23; Watch Teaser!
This Thanksgiving #Crooklyn Stand UP! DeWanda Wise stars as Nola Darling in the new Netflix original series, a Spike Lee Joint, SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT, launching everywhere this Thanksgiving, November 23, 2017. Check out the teaser below!
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 signaled a change of how African Americans are portrayed in movies.
SPIKE's Joints: School Daze, Do The Right Thing, Mo' Better Blues, Malcolm X, He Got Game, Inside Man, Jungle Fever, Bamboozled, Crooklyn, Chiraq, She Hate Me, 25th Hour, Clockers, and such outstanding documentary work as the double Emmy Award winning If God Is Willing and da Creek Don't Rise and the Peabody Award winning A Huey P Newton Story, and the Netflix Original Film Rodney King. SPIKE is a 2-time Oscar nominee (Do The Right Thing and 4 Little Girls) and was awarded an Honorary Oscar in 2015 for his lifetime achievement and contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences.