Black Klansman which tells the story of Ron Stallworth, a detective in Colorado Springs, Colo., who dared to challenge the Ku Klux Klan and thwart its attempts to take over the city. Police Detective Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) was at the center of an undercover investigation that reached the heights of the organization. Stallworth miraculously gained status in their ranks which is based on a true story. Adam will play Flip, a Jewish undercover police officer who is the best of the Colorado Springs police force.
Lee’s Black Klansman is being produced with Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions, QC Entertainment and Blumhouse. Focus Features is releasing.
Charlie Wachtel, David Rabinowitz, Spike Lee and Kevin Willmont adapted Black Klansman from Stallworth’s autobiography.