Spike Lee’s Netflix series She’s Gotta Have It, based on his 1986 movie of the same name, has been anticipated with some hesitancy. But in this full length trailer, we at least hear more from Nola Darling than the men in her life.
She’s Gotta Have It, a ten-part Netflix update on Spike Lee’s original 1986 film, isn’t due out until November, and it’s still a toss-up whether it will address the topic of female sexuality more adroitly this time around. Only time will tell on that one, but Netflix did release some clips revealing the new cast.
Spike Lee’s iconic 1986 feature film debut She’s Gotta Have It—a rare coming-of-age tale about a black woman’s sexual exploration in 1980s Brooklyn that was widely raved about and also criticized—has gotten a 10-episode series order on Netflix, with Lee on board as director. Yikes.
Spike Lee is sorry about that rape scene he wrote into She's Gotta Have It nearly 30 years ago, probably more so now that the show is poised for Showtime series reboot. Not to mention, you know, the expanding power of us women folk; feminism is a hot topic and we're running elections and entertainment these days.
The gods are smiling on us because Showtime is prepping a series based on Spike Lee’s second film, She’s Gotta Have It.