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
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”.
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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First Published: Sep 16, 2016 17:20 IST