Critically acclaimed film director Spike Lee released the official television trailer “She’s Gotta Have It” an adaptation of Lee’s first film. The series will stream through Netflix and will be set for release on Thanksgiving.
The original 1986 film put Lee on the map, so the series will serve as a contemporary update. “She’s Gotta Have It” debuted at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won Lee the Award of Youth. Lee went on to direct, write, and direct the culturally and historical film Do The Right Thing in 1989. The film was a critical and commercial success and received numerous accolades and awards.
Lee is directing the entire 10 episodes of the first season, which centers on Nola Darling, a Brooklyn-based artist in her late 20s struggling to define herself. She’s dividing her time among her friends, her job, and her three lovers. In addition to directing, he’s the creator and executive producer of the Netflix series, along with his wife, Tonya Lewis Lee, who is also producing.
Watch the trailer below.