Fresh off of his first-ever Academy Award victory (BlacKKKlansman won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay at the 91st Academy Awards), legendary director Spike Lee is back with his latest joint: the Netflix exclusive film Da 5 Bloods.
Starring an ensemble cast that features the likes of Delroy Lindo, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Paul Walter Hauser, Jonathan Majors, Jean Reno, and Chadwick Boseman, Da 5 Bloods is a “Vietnam War movie that follows four African-American war veterans who return to Vietnam years later to find the remains of their fallen squad leaders—and the promise of buried treasure,” according to Collider.
Here’s the official synopsis for Da 5 Bloods, via Netflix:
From Academy Award Winner Spike Lee comes a New Joint: the story of four African-American Vets — Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewis), and Melvin (Isiah Whitlock, Jr.) — who return to Vietnam. Searching for the remains of their fallen Squad Leader (Chadwick Boseman) and the promise of buried treasure, our heroes, joined by Paul’s concerned son (Jonathan Majors), battle forces of Man and Nature — while confronted by the lasting ravages of The Immorality of The Vietnam War.
Da 5 Bloods hits Netflix in the United States on Friday, June 12.
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