Spike Lee’s latest film explores gang violence in Chicago. The plot is loosely based on the ancient Greek comedy Lysistrata: women agree to withhold sex from husbands and boyfriends in an attempt to broker peace in the city and stop the murder epidemic. The movie's stacked cast includes Samuel L. Jackson, Wesley Snipes, Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, Nick Cannon, Dave Chappelle, the rapper Sasha Go Hard, and John Cusack. Teyonah Paris plays the main character, Lysistrata.
Chiraq will see limited release on December 4.