Netflix releases teaser for Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It series

Netflix releases teaser for Spike Lee's She's Gotta Have It series

They'll give the 1986 movie a modern-day update as we again watch Nola Darling - this time played by DeWanda Wise - navigate her late 20s, including her art career, friendships, life in Brooklyn, and three lovers.

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.

Its been 30 years since Spike first released Shes's Gotta Have It and Netflix is bringing it back to life in a 10 episode.

Creator Spike Lee, who played Blackmon in the original film, is directing the series and executive produces with his wife Tonya Lewis Lee.

The series began filming last fall after Lee posted an open casting call for NY acting hopefuls to make cameo appearances.

The original She's Gotta Have It was Lee's landmark film, which he shot in 12 days during the long hot summer of 1986. IIt was shot in just 12 days with a tiny budget, but ended up grossing over $7 million at the U.S. box office.

This isn't Lee's first venture with Netflix, having directed Roger Guenveur Smith's one-man show Rodney King.

Lee announced plans for a potential series adaptation in 2014.


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