To the delight of fans, Netflix renewed She’s Gotta Have It for a second season. To catch you up, this Netflix original is a remake of the 1986 movie. Both movie and TV show are directed and written by Spike Lee.
A Little History
She’s Gotta Have It is a story about a black woman name Nola Darling. She happens to be in sexual relationships with three different men; Greer Childs, The Cultured Model, Jamie Overstreet, The Investment Banker, and Mars Blackmon, Da Original B-Boy Sneakerhead. Nola is an artist in her twenties who is based in Brooklyn trying to find herself, as well as divide her time between friends, job, and three lovers.
In the series, DeWanda Wise stars as Nola Darling; Cleo Anthony is Greer Childs; Anthony Ramos is Mars Blackmon; Lyriq Bent is Jamie Overstreet; Margot Bingham is Clorinda Bradford, and Sydney Morton is Sheryl Overstreet.
DeWanda Wise is brilliant in the modern day role of Nola Darling. She plays the 1986 character and is as effervescent as the original Nola. Nola Darling is a proclaimed “sex-positive, polyamorous, pansexual.” While the original film was shot in black and white, Wise’s performance brings Nola’s world into full color with a millennial twist. Compared to the original Nola, Wise portrays her version as;
an enigma who frustrates her various lovers by refusing to commit, Wise’s Nola is an ambitious, fully realized woman who finds the nonstop attention of men both suffocating and exhilarating.
The She’s Gotta Have It Season 2 Renewal
Those who watch the show will be excited to know that Netflix picked up She’s Gotta Have It for a second season! According to Deadline.com,
The show’s creator Spike Lee and star DeWanda Wise, who plays Nola Darling in the TV adaptation of Lee’s 1986 indie film, made the announcement that the series has been renewed for a second season.
To bring in the new year, Lee and Wise went to their social media and made their announcements. Wise posted a photo with the caption stating, “Back ta werq! Season  is OFFICIAL!!! Can’t wait to return to BK. Congrats to [all of us].”
It is unknown when production will begin, nor is there a date of release for its newest season.
Haven’t Seen It Yet?
There are a lot of originals to catch on Netflix these days. Sometimes it is hard to sit down and try to pick and just go with it. Without knowing the premise of what the show is about you can be skeptical. If you’re like me, who hasn’t seen the show, here is a sneak peak of what you’ll see.
You can be sure that season two will be just as good, funny, and sexy as season one. The return of Nola Darling will be a highlight of everyone’s Netflix schedule. Be sure that you have popcorn and drinks on hand for the seriously sexy comedy. While we wait in the wings for Season 2 to arrive, let’s re-watch season one. What shenanigans will Nola Darling get herself into in season 2?
Featured image: Netflix promo photo.