Watch the trailer for Atlanta-filmed ‘Nappily Ever After’ starring Sanaa Lathan

6 things about Sanaa Lathan The actress was born Sept. 19, 1971 in New York City She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor's degree in English She earned he rmaster's degree in drama from Yale University Her credits include "Love & Basketball," "The Best Man," "Shots Fired," and more She has collaborated with Taye Diggs, Tyler Perry, and others In 2010, she was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance on Broadway in "A Raisin in the Sun"

Lathan shaved off her hair for the Netflix movie

Netflix’s “Nappily Ever After,” starring Sanaa Lathan, will be available on the streaming service in September, but you can take a look at the trailer now.

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The film, which was shot in Atlanta and is based on the best-selling book by Trisha R. Thomas, follows a successful woman anticipating a wedding proposal from her longtime boyfriend. When he refuses to drop down on one knee, she cuts him off — and her hair. The big chop leads her down a road of self-discovery.

When Lathan shaved off her locks for the role last year, she revealed her new look on Instagram. “I feel so light, I could fly away,” she said in the uploaded video.

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The flick will debut Sept. 21 on Netflix. Check out the trailer below.

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