Spike Lee’s ‘Da 5 Bloods’ on Netflix: Everything We Know So Far

Review Ethan / 2022-10-22 08:04:47

The highly-anticipated war film, Da 5 Bloods will be available on Netflix in June. We’re keeping track of everything you need to know about Da 5 Bloods, including the plot, cast, and Netflix release date.

Spike Lee is the director, producer, and writer of Da 5 Bloods, a new Netflix Original war film. This is Lee's first Netflix Original. Lee wrote the feature along with Danny Bilson and Paul De Meo.

What is the Netflix release date of Da 5 Bloods?

Da 5 Bloods is available worldwide on Netflix starting Friday 12 June 2020.

For members who have a premium subscription and an internet connection capable of maintaining 25mbps download speeds, The Original will be streamable on any 4K device.

How long does Da 5 Bloods take?

This war-drama will last for 154 minutes.

Da 5 Bloods was given an R rating. This will make it available to UK viewers as a 15.

Is there a plot to Da 5 Bloods's story?

Four Vietnam War veterans returned to their country years later to find the remains of their squad leader and the long-rumored treasure. They must fight nature and humanity, as well as the lasting consequences of Vietnam War.

What are the Cast Members of Da 5 Bloods'?

These cast members were confirmed as stars in Da 5 Bloods.

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Paul Delroy Lindo Get Shorty | The Core | Malcolm X
Eddie Norm Lewis Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt | Scandal | Sex and the City 2
Otis Clarke Peters The Wire | Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri | John Wick
Melvin Isiah Whitlock Jr. Cedar Rapids | BlacKkKlansman | 25th Hour
TBA Chadwick Boseman Black Panther | 42 | Avengers: Infinity War
David Jonathan Majors Lovecraft Country | The Last Black Man in San Francisco | White Boy Rick
Simon Paul Walter Hauser I, Tonya | BlacKkKlansman | Late Night
TBA Jean Reno Leon | The Big Blue | Ronin
TBA Mélanie Thierry The Zero Theorem | Babylon A.D. | A Perfect Day
Larry Thorne Jasper Pääkkönen BlacKkKlansman | Vikings | Heart of a Lion
Hanoi Hannah Veronica Ngo Bright | The Rebel | Star Wars: The Last Jedi
TBA Giancarlo Esposito Breaking Bad | The Usual Suspects | Better Call Saul

Other casting options

Before the casting announcement, these cast members had been considered for leading roles.

  • Samuel L. Jackson
  • Giancarlo Esposito
  • Don Cheadle

Giancarlo Esposito has since been cast, but it’s unclear what role he has received and whether or not it is a lead or supporting.

Are Da 5 Bloods true to life?

Spike Lee and Spike Lee wrote the screenplay. It is loosely inspired by real-life events such as Vietnam War.

It does include real historical figures, like Hanoi Hannah or Larry Thorne.

Where and when was Da 5 Bloods film?

Da 5 Bloods was the first location where principal photography began in March 2019. Filming was done in many locations throughout Vietnam and Thailand.

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