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Update: British actress Lashana Lynch is in negotiations to take over the role left by DeWanda Wise in Captain Marvel. Lynch is best known for playing the lead role in the ABC period drama series Still Star-Crossed. Our original story continues below.

Between starring in a hit Netflix original series by Spike Lee and graduating to the Marvel comic book movie Captain Marvel, DeWanda Wise was about to be very busy. But even the She’s Gotta Have It star can’t have it all.

Three months after her casting was announced, DeWanda Wise has left her Captain Marvel role due to scheduling conflicts.

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DeWanda Wise has gotta have a part in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

In an intriguing piece of casting, the star of Spike Lee’s Netflix series remake She’s Gotta Have It, has been hired for Captain Marvel in a key role. Her role remains unnamed for now, but we can have a little fun with the speculation.

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She’s Gotta Have It is being touted as a “modern update” of visionary director Spike Lee‘s breakthrough movie, but it feels like less of an update than a story that was always suited for modern, millennial times.

The 10-episode Netflix series remakes Lee‘s debut feature film, which was originally shot over the course of 10 days in a hot summer in 1986. That grimy heat isn’t replicated in the sleek new TV series, but the story is just as sweltering in the first full trailer for She’s Gotta Have It.

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she's gotta have it

Continuing the trend of talented, mid-budget directors making their way to TV, Spike Lee is making his television debut with a Netflix adaptation of his groundbreaking 1986 debut film She’s Gotta Have It.

A short teaser was released for the television adaptation of She’s Gotta Have It, showcasing that trademark Spike Lee look: a bold style, vivid colors, and even the same graffiti-inspired title card of the original film.

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