Trailer: BlacKkKlansman – Directed by Spike Lee

  • Posted 7 days Ago

The first official trailer has been released for the new film from visionary filmmaker Spike Lee. Called BlacKkKlansman, it tells the true story of American hero Ron Stallworth (played by (John David Washington), the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department.

"Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan," reads the synopsis. "The young detective soon recruits a more seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver), into the undercover investigation of a lifetime. Together, they team up to take down the extremist hate group as the organization aims to sanitize its violent rhetoric to appeal to the mainstream."

The film is produced by the team behind the Academy-Award winning Get Out, meaning this is an absolute must-see when it's released on 10 August. Watch the trailer above!