For the Deadline Contenders Film Awards Season Event, Netflix has Da 5 bloods director Spike Lee and the actors who joined him in Vietnam and Thailand.
The group had not lost any of the report that sets Da 5 Boods apart, about a group of veterans returning for the first time since the Vietnam War. They are apparently there to collect the remains of the fifth member of their tight-knit outfit (played by the late Chadwick Boseman), but they are also hoping to recover a sigil of massive American gold bars shot down by Vietnamese troops during their secretion. by the CIA.
Participating on the panel with Lee were the cast of the ensemble comprising Delroy Lindo, Clarke Peters, Isiah Whitlock Jr and Norm Lewis. Jonathan Majors, the escape star of Lovecraft Country who plays the son of one of the veterans (Lindo).
The cast discuss playing war games with Lee and combining period drama with topical discussions of race and the little that has changed since the 1960s, all to the brilliant music of Marvin Gaye.
Check back for the panel video.