The first trailer for BlacKkKlansman, the new film from director Spike Lee and producer Get Out‘s Jordan Peele, is now streaming. The film is based on the true story of Ron Stallworth (played by John David Washington), a black police officer who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1970s and rose to a leadership position. The cast also includes Adam Driver as Flip Zimmerman, the white police officer who was sent undercover to KKK meetings as “Ron Stallworth” while the real Ron charmed KKK members like David Duke (played by Topher Grace) over the phone.
BlacKkKlansman had its world premiere on Monday at the Cannes Film Festival, where it will compete for the Palm d’Or. The film will see general release on August 10, 2018.
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