First Trailer for Spike Lee's True Story Dark Comedy 'BlacKkKlansman'

First Trailer for Spike Lee's True Story Dark Comedy 'BlacKkKlansman'

Spike Lee has given film fans a first look at his new movie, BlacKkKlansman.

Except that BlacKkKlansman is a true story, based on the book of the same name by Ron Stallworth, a former cop in Colorado Springs who, in 1979, really did infiltrate his local chapter of the KKK. I haven't been this excited for a Spike Lee joint in years. He bravely sets out on a unsafe mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. He starts by building a relationship over the phone with KKK leader David Duke (played by Topher Grace). The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), into the undercover investigation of a lifetime. Together, Stallworth and Zimmerman team up to take down the organization whose real aim is to sanitize its violent rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream.

Also on hand were castmembers Jasper Paakkonen, Laura Harrier, Corey Hawkins and Damaris Lewis; Focus CEO Peter Kujawski; Jane Fonda; Benicio Del Toro; Chris Tucker; jury members including Cate Blanchett and Kristen Stewart; Alexandre Desplat; Agnes Varda; Michelle Rodriguez; Naomi Campbell; Nicole Scherzinger; Petra Nemcova; Alexa Ray Joel; Alessandra Ambrosio; and Bella Hadid.

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Jordan Peele of Key & Peele and Get Out fame produced this movie, alongside Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions, and Spike Lee himself.

BlacKkKlansman is set for release on August 10th in the United States and on August 24th in the UK.

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