Netflix has announced a 10 episode remake of the 1986 Spike Lee film, She’s Gotta Have it. The filmed is set in Brooklyn, New York about twenty year old women balancing different relationships. Lee will direct all 10 episodes of the series, which will star Anthony Ramos of “Hamilton.”
About Spike Lee
Spike Lee is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor. He has produced over 35 films since 1983. Lee’s movies exam race relations and urban crime and poverty. He has received two Academy Award nominations and an Emmy. His new project will surely turn some heads when it premiers on Netflix. Lee and Netflix signed an exclusive deal to stream the first 10 episodes of his new project as soon as it is ready.
The casting call will be held at the Brooklyn Masonic Temple, located at 317 Clermont Ave in Fort Greene (not far from Lee’s home and production offices, where he’s been known to host a neighborhood block party or two).
SAG/AFTRA actors can try out between 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., and non-union actors can try out between 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Spike Lee is encouraging interested actors who can’t attend Monday’s casting call to send an “updated headshot, resume, and one recent non-professional photo”
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