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DeWanda Wise to Star in ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

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Spike Lee’s She’s Gotta Have It is coming to Netflix, and the series has just cast its lead.  DeWanda Wise will be portraying Nola Darling in the TV adaptation.

According to Deadline:

The series centers on Nola (Wise), a Brooklyn-based artist in her late 20s 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 (Anthony Ramos), who still wears Jordans but now is a social-media phenomenon. Wise’s Nola Darling is a sexually liberated, free spirited painter/mixed media artist. In Lee’s movie, the role was played by Tracy Camilla Johns.

Lee is set to direct all episodes of the series, which he created and executive produces with his producer wife Tonya Lewis Lee. Netflix is the studio.

DeWanda will also appear in season two of Underground alongside her husband, Alano Miller, who plays Cato. Source and Image

Congrats to her!

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