Lyriq Bent Joins Cast of Spike Lee’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Series

Lyric Bent HeadshotLyriq Bent has been cast in a leading role in the Netflix original series She Gotta Have It.

Based on Spike Lee’s 1986 film of the same name, the series will focus on Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise), a sexually liberated artist from Brooklyn who pursues three suitors while balancing her work and personal life.

Bent will play Jamie Overstreet, a protective investment banker and one of Nola’s three lovers. The role was played by Tommy Redmond Hick in the original film.

Bent, whose TV credits include ABC’s Rookie Blue and BET’s The Book of Negroes, is ripped by Don Buchwald & Associates.