Amazon Acquires Spike Lee’s Next Project – ‘Chiraq’

Spike Lee will back to helm another undoubtedly controversial film and Amazon Studios is already onboard to produce.


According to The Wrap, the feature-length film titled Chiraq which is the summation of Chicago + Iraq will feature a diverse cast of heavy hitters that could include, Kanye West, Samuel L. Jackson, Common, and Jeremy Piven.

Very little has been divulged about the plot lines but insiders are pretty sure that the undertones will capture the surge in gun violence that seems to be a source of constant turmoil in the Windy City.

If anyone knows how to seamlessly illustrate the embedded ills of society in a captivating way – we would have to whole-heartedly bet on Spike Lee, whose body of work serves as an endearing evidence of his capabilies.

More to come…