Logline: From Academy Award® Winner Spike Lee comes a new joint: the story of four African American vets who return to Vietnam. Searching for the remains of their fallen squad leader (Chadwick Boseman) and the promise of buried treasure, our heroes battle forces of man and nature – while confronted by the lasting ravages of the immorality of the Vietnam War.
Director: Academy Award Winner Spike Lee (BlackKklansman, She’s Gotta Have It)
Screenwriters: Danny Bilson, Paul DeMeo, Matt Billingsly, Kevin Willmott, Spike Lee
Cast: Clarke Peters, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Norm Lewis, Mélanie Thierry and Jasper Pääkkönen will join previously announced Delroy Lindo, Jonathan Majors, Paul Walter Hauser with Jean Reno and Chadwick Boseman
Producers: Lloyd Levin (Hellboy), Beatriz Levin, Jon Kilik (The Hunger Games Franchise) and Spike Lee
Cinematographer: BAFTA Nominee Newton Thomas Sigel (Bohemian Rhapsody, Drive)
Da 5 Bloods marks Netflix’s fourth collaboration with Lee. He previously wrote and directed She’s Gotta Have it, which is currently in post-production on it’s second season; and directed Roger Guenveur Smith’s one man show Rodney King for Netflix. Lee is also in post-production on the time-travel feature film See You Yesterday which he is producing for Netflix.