Coming to Netflix this June is the highly anticipated war-film, Da 5 Bloods. We’re keeping track of everything you need to know about Da 5 Bloods, including the plot, cast, and Netflix release date.
Da 5 Bloods is an upcoming Netflix Original war-film written, produced, and directed by Spike Lee. The feature is the first Netflix Original for the veteran director. Lee co-wrote the feature with Paul De Meo, Danny Bilson, and Kevin Willmott.
When is the Netflix release date for Da 5 Bloods?
Da 5 Bloods will be released globally on Netflix on Friday, 12th of June, 2020.
The Original will be available to stream on all 4K devices for members with a premium subscription, and an internet connection that can maintain 25mbps download speed.
What is the run time of Da 5 Bloods?
The war-drama will have a very long run time of 154 minutes.
Da 5 Bloods has been given an R rating, for UK audiences this will be a 15.
What is the plot of Da 5 Bloods?
Years after the end of the Vietnam War, four veterans return to the country to search for their fallen squad leader, and long-rumored buried treasure. The four men must battle nature, humanity and the long-lasting consequences of the Vietnam war.
Who are the cast members of Da 5 Bloods?
The following cast members have been confirmed to star 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|
Alternative casting choices
Prior to the announcement of the cast above, the following cast members were considered for lead 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.
Is Da 5 Bloods based on a true story?
The screenplay, written by Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo, Spike Lee, and Kevin Will is a fictional story loosely based on real-life events, such as the Vietnam War itself.
The film does feature real historical characters, such as Hanoi Hannah and Larry Thorne.
When and where was Da 5 Bloods filmed?
Principal Photography began on Da 5 Bloods on March 23rd, 2019. Filming took place throughout various different locations in Vietnam and Thailand.
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