A Who's Who Guide To Netflix's New 'She's Gotta Have It'

Spike Lee’s seminal film, She’s Gotta Have It, got a 2017 update.

The original movie from 1988 will be available for your binge-watching pleasure as a Netflix TV series and we are all excited.  Meet the new faces of the series with this who’s who guide to the main cast of the show.

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DeWanda Wise has been a busy bee. She recently racked up prominent roles in Shots Fired and Underground, and now she undertakes the iconic role of Nola Darling.

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The New York-born Jamaican actress has appeared in a number of hit films including Cadillac Records and Precious. Now, Layne's new role sees her as one of Nola Darling's closest friends. 

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You may recognize Cleo Anthony from Hit the Floor, Transparent, or Divergent, but you’ve never seen anything like Greer Childs. Prepare yourself for a character who takes the concept of loving yourself to extreme heights.

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Lyriq Bent is no stranger to TV. He starred in BET’s The Book of Negroes, and now he is in She’s Gotta Have It as Jamie Overstreet, Nola’s sugar daddy.

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Anthony Ramos gives Mars Blackmon Puerto Rican flavor. Ramos, born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, is known for dual roles as John Laurens and Philip Hamilton in Hamilton: An American Musical.

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The Pennsylvania native went from pageants to Off-Broadway to TV and Film. As Clorinda Bradford she and Nola live out the complexities that can sometimes arise in female friendships, like breaking the girl code, for example.

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Joie Lee has been in several Spike Lee joints, and not just because she’s his sister! The talented actress appeared in the original She’s Gotta Have It as Clorinda Bradford, but this time around she plays “Septima.” We’ll have to wait and see how this plays out.