[WATCH] Sanaa Lathan Preps Fans With Trailer For Netflix’s ‘Nappily Ever After’ Sha Be Allah August 3, 2018 feature, Film, Hip Hop Entertainment | Hip Hop TV, Film and Video Games, Hip Hop Film and Movie News, News Exclusives Actress Sanaa Lathan still looks beautiful; regardless of her weirdly sculpted baldie in her new Netflix flick. Lathan plays Violet, a woman with a seemingly perfect life, a doctor boyfriend and a dope af hairstyle that most Black women would die for. Violet’s life soon takes a left turn after her hair becomes a nightmare, this turned into a chain of events that forced Violet to re-think her entire life. Veteran actress Lynn Whitfield plays Violet’s mother in this hilarious comedic drama about love, live and of course, hair. Nappily Ever After is slated for Netflix on August 10.