Spike Lee’s BLACKkKLANSMAN Gets a Trailer

Focus Features has released the trailer for Spike Lee‘s BlacKkKlansman, which tells the true story of a black Colorado police officer who managed to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan, becoming the leader of a local chapter. The film stars John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace, Laura Harrier, Ryan Eggold, and Robert John Burke.

BlacKkKlansman opens in theaters August 10th.

From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is 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. 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. Produced by the team behind the Academy-Award® winning Get Out.