50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2018

From a solo Black Panther to a young Han Solo, Spielberg going retro to Barry Jenkins doing James Baldwin – the films we can't wait to see this year

Load Previous
'Black Klansman' (Fall 2018)
Jean-Baptiste Lacroix/Getty Images35/50

'Black Klansman' (Fall 2018)

Never afraid to throw the proverbial trash can through the window, director Spike Lee address the current rise of white supremacy through the true story of a Colorado Springs police detective who went undercover to investigate the Ku Klux Klan. The twist is that the detective, Ron Stallworth, was black – which not only prevented barriers to infiltrating the KKK, but institutional problems within a racist police department. Get Out's Jordan Peele has signed on as a producer; John David Washington, son of Denzel, plays Stallworth; and Adam Driver, Laura Harrier, Topher Grace and Corey Hawkins round out the cast, with the latter as Civil Rights leader Stokely Carmichael. (Asked about whether he sympathized with any of the KKK members, Stallworth told Vice, "No, they were all assholes.") ST

Back to Top