It’s been over a year in the making and now Spike Lee fans can finally get a glimpse of the full trailer for She’s Gotta Have It, the series. Launching on Netflix next month, the show re-energizes new life in to the 1986 film about Brooklynite, Nola Darling.
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). Nola’s 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 are also introduced.
Filmed in the downtown and Ft. Greene neighborhoods of Brooklyn, the series also features Nola’s therapist played by Heather Headley and her friends: Clorinda Bradford played by Margot Bingham (Barbershop 3), Shemekka Epps played by Chyna Layne (Precious), and Rachel played by Elise Hudson.
Spike Lee directs all ten episodes of the series he created and his wife, Tonya Lewis Lee is the executive producer.
She’s Gotta Have It debuts on Netflix Thursday, Nov 23.