Spike Lee’s 1986 cult-classic She’s Gotta Have It is getting the re-boot treatment by way of its new Netflix series of the same name, bringing the timeless debate over sexuality and feminism to the forefront, just as the original did.
Star DeWanda Wise recently shared her thoughts on the iconic role of Nola Darling, why she took the part and how she hopes the series will not only entertain, but educate and inform as well.
Check out the clip below.
She’s Gotta Have It makes its Netflix debut on Thanksgiving Day.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.