Director Spike Lee announced over the weekend that he has begun working on a sequel for his 1988 musical drama School Daze, his sophomore effort that explored the socio-politcal issues surrounding life at historical black colleges and universities.
“I had the script for [the sequel] to School Daze, a contemporary version, same school, 25 years later. Hopefully I can get Laurence Fishburne to play Dap. He’ll be the president now of the school. It would deal with issues in HSBCUs today, some of the same stuff from the last film, like the pledging process. But also lots of new stuff like homophobia,it’s a big subject in it. Class issues, color, hair texture, but it’s stuff happening today.” – Spike Lee
Really looking forward to this. We’ll keep you posted!
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