Chi-Raq Trailer

Today the first trailer for Spike Lee’s Chi-raq debuted online and it’s an almost two and half minute preview of the movie about the current violence in Chicago being greater than the violence in Iraq, hence the name, Chi-raq. The movie is an adaptation of the Aristophanes Greek play, Lysistrata and stars Teyonah Parris, John Cusack,  Wesley Snipes, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett and Nick Cannon. Parris plays the lead character who instigates a sex strike to stop the men from engaging in gun violence Amazon studios and Roadside Attractions will release Chi-raq in theaters December 4th.