Spike Lee Says Bill Cosby’s “Different World” Jacked His “School Daze” Movie
The Academy-Award winning director took to Twitter to address being the black excellence projects and wrote,
He also shared a few other fun facts about School Daze to celebrate the film being released on Netflix.
School Daze was released on Feb. 12, 1988, and starred Laurence Fishburne, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Jasmine Guy and Kadeem Hardison, as students of a fictitious HBCU, Mission College, who tackled topics greek life and colorism.
Interestingly enough, Jasmine Guy and Kadeem Hardison also starred in “A Different World”, which aired from 1987-1983.
The series also took place at a fictitious HBCU, Hillman College, and served as a spinoff to “The Cosby Show” as it initially followed the life of Denise Huxtable as a student before focusing on other characters.
Which is your favorite – School Daze or “A Different World”? Tell us in the comments!