Category: Press Library 2018

August 21, 2018 Andanita 3 0

Adam Driver: Undercovering the KKK

In Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman, Adam Driver plays Colorado Springs cop Philip Zimmerman, who steps in to pretend he is his colleague Ron Stallworth – played by John David Washington – in an undercover effort to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan. Together – Zimmerman, in person, Stallworth, over the phone – they would attempt what seemed to be…

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May 21, 2018 Andanita 28 0

Adam Driver can’t avoid Star Wars in Cannes as he promotes ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ ‘Don Quixote’

CANNES, France – The scruffy space smuggler killed by Adam Driver onscreen via lightsaber is basically just down the beach. Driver laughs, fully aware that Solo: A Star Wars Story premiered the previous night at Cannes Film Festival. In the new spinoff movie, Alden Ehrenreich takes over as a young Han Solo, but in 2015’s Star Wars: The Force…

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May 16, 2018 Andanita 26 0

Adam Driver on White Privilege, ‘Star Wars,’ and Why ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Reflects His Desire to Chase His Favorite Directors

The "BlacKkKlansman" and "The Man Who Killed Don Quixote" star took a break from the "Star Wars" mayhem to discuss his specific approach to choosing roles. Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman” depicts the experiences of Colorado police officer Ron Stallworth (John David Washington), who impersonates a white man on the phone to infiltrate the…

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