In fact, Lee asked her to walk around Brooklyn for an afternoon while wearing the wig and dressed in her film wardrobe.
Laura Harrier really want to keep the afro wig that she wore in Spike Lee’s new real-life drama "BlackKklansman."
In the movie, Harrier plays the college student activist girlfriend of Ron Stallworth, a black cop in Colorado Springs who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan in 1978 by pretending to be white on phone calls with members of the hate group, including David Duke.
“But Spike was like, ‘No, you can’t take that.’ We’ll see if I can get my hands on it one day.” “I tried to steal it,” Harrier joked with Variety on Thursday at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's Grants Banquet.
John David Washington, who stars as Stallworth, said music was the key to his preparation.
“I was listening to The Beatles and I was listening to Marvin Gaye obviously. “I rid myself of all R&B and hip hop for almost three months, listening to nothing but War and Jimi Hendrix, ‘Live at Woodstock,’” he said. I was watching ‘Soul Train’ every night.”” />
I just felt powerful and badass.” “All of that was actually from the ‘70s. It was just so cool to put on the clothes. I had the fro and I had the black leather jacket. “The incredible costume designer Marci Rodgers sourced all original vintage,” Harrier said.
“People were like, ‘Yes, soul sister!’…I felt really empowered.” “People were giving me black power fists,” Harrier said.