With ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ Spike Lee, Jordan Peele Tell True Undercover Cop Story

The movie drew a 10-minute ovation at Cannes.

BlacKkKlansman (Focus Features)
BlacKkKlansman (Focus Features)

Focus Features released the first trailer for its forthcoming crime thriller, BlacKkKlansman, which tells the incredible true story of undercover detective work at its finest in 1978 Colorado Springs, Colorado. The cast is stacked, featuring John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier and Topher Grace as KKK Grand Wizard David Duke.

Following African American detective Ron Stallworth and his infiltration of the Ku Klux Klan, the movie drew a 10-minute ovation at its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. It opens in theaters everywhere on August 10. Take a look at the teaser below.

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