A Spike Lee classic is being given new life and an opportunity for new eyes to see it.
His 1986 indie film She's Gotta Have It will be re-developed into a 10-episode Netflix series that will be directed and executive produced by Lee himself -- marking his first foray into series television -- along with his wife Tonya Lewis Lee.
In the original film (which was shot over the course of just 12 days for $175,000 and earned Lee an Independent Spirit Award for best first feature), Nola Darling -- a 20-something, sexually independent, Brooklyn-based artist -- balances her work, social, and romantic lives as she juggles three different men, one of which is sneakerhead Mars Blackmon (played by Lee).
According to Netflix, the series will be a "contemporary update" of the original. Lee said, "We are hyped that Netflix is onboard with this vision ... we are getting an opportunity to revisit these memorable characters who will still be relevant and avant garde three decades later."