Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' Unveils Explosive First Trailer

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Spike Lee of 'Michael Jackson's Journey from Motown to Off the Wall' poses for a portrait at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Getty Images Portrait Studio Hosted By Eddie Bauer on Jan. 23, 2016 in Park City, Utah.

The film, which made its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, stars John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier and Topher Grace.

The first trailer for Spike Lee's provocative drama BlacKkKlansman has arrived.

The movie, which made its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festical, stars John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier and Topher Grace.

BlacKkKlansman is based on the real-life story of an African-American police officer (Washington) and his partner (Driver) who went undercover to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan in the late 1970s and thwart its attempt to overrun the city.

The film is produced by Jason Blum's Blumhouse and Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw, the team behind the Oscar-winning thriller Get Out.

This article was originally published by The Hollywood Reporter.