(AllHipHop News) Legendary director Spike Lee (Malcolm X, Inside Man) is back with his latest feature film. Set in the 1970s, BlacKkKlansman tells the true story of Ron Stallworth, the first African-American to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department.
Stallworth’s goal is to infiltrate and expose the white supremacist group known as the Ku Klux Klan. The rookie detective works with the more seasoned Flip Zimmerman for the undercover investigation.
John David Washington (Ballers, Love Beats Rhymes) stars as Stallworth. Adam Driver (Girls, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) plays Zimmerman. Academy Award winner Jordan Peele is credited as a producer for the motion picture.
Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman is scheduled to hit theaters on August 10.