Spike Lee has certainly set up an interesting challenge for himself with “Chi-Raq.” The director’s latest film tackles the wave of gun violence that has swept through Chicago, claiming too many innocent lives. But instead of a straight drama, Lee has opted for a picture that also includes comedy, music, and satire. Does the concoction work? Well, this latest trailer gives a look inside his ambitious film.
Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, Teyonah Parris, D.B. Sweeney, Harry Lennix, Steve Harris, Angela Bassett, John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson are the major players in the ensemble crew, in the “Lysistrata”-inspired tale about women who withhold sex from their partners until they change their ways, which in this case means putting their guns down.
“Chi-Raq” opens on December 4th. Check out the new trailer and clips below.