'Da 5 Bloods' interview: Norm Lewis and Isiah Whitlock Jr. want the film to inspire hope

Da 5 Blood, the new Spike Lee joint will launch globally on Netflix, putting the film into the homes of millions of people, some of which may never have watched any of Lee's previous films. Here, Norm Lewis and Isiah Whitlock Jr., reveal their hopes for what people will take away from the film.

Da 5 Bloods releases globally on Netflix on 12 June.

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.