Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Drops First Trailer Following Cannes Premiere


It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth 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, 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.

Starrinп John David Washington and Adam Driver, the film is released August 10 in the U.S., followed by August 24 in the UK.