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Netflix orders series on Spike Lee’s debut film She’s Gotta Have It

Spike Lee will also executive produce the project with his wife and producing partner Tonya Lewis Lee.

tv Updated: Sep 16, 2016 17:20 IST
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Spike Lee will also executive produce the project with his wife and producing partner Tonya Lewis Lee.

Netflix has given the green light to a 10-series episode order of She’s Gotta Have It, a remake of Spike Lee’s 1986 debut film, with Lee attached to direct.

In addition to directing each half-hour installment, Lee will also executive produce the project with his wife and producing partner Tonya Lewis Lee.

As reported by Variety, the series will revolve around “Nola Darling, a Brooklyn-based artist in her late twenties struggling to define herself and divide her time amongst her Friends, her Job and her Three Lovers: The Cultured Model, Greer Childs; The Protective Investment Banker, Jamie Overstreet; and Da Original B-Boy Sneakerhead, Mars Blackmon”.

Spike Lee forayed into Hollywood with She’s Gotta Have it in 1986. (Reuters)

Commenting on the on the series pickup Lee released the following statement: “She’s Gotta Have It has a very special place in my heart. We shot this film in 12 days (2 six day weeks) way back in the back back of the hot summer of 1985 for a mere total of $175,000...We are hyped that Netflix is onboard with this vision...”

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