‘She’s Gotta Have It’s DeWanda Wise Discusses Nola Darling, A Fierce Black Female Icon — Tribeca Studio

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Making a name for herself over the last several years with films including How to Tell You’re a Douchebag and plays like LAByrinth Theater’s Sunset Baby, actress DeWanda Wise found she made a strong impression in particular with the executives at Netflix, who suggested her to Spike Lee for his television adaptation of his iconic ’80s feature, She’s Gotta Have It. In the series—which has been picked up for a second season—Wise plays Nola Darling, an incredibly…