‘Beasts of No Nation’ Gets a Teaser Trailer and Theatrical Release Date

Beasts of No Nation Teaser Trailer and Release Date
Idris Elba in ‘Beasts of No Nation’ (Photo Courtesy of Netflix)

Beasts of No Nation from writer/director Cary Fukunaga (Sin Nombre) will open in Landmark theaters and be available on Netflix on October 16, 2015. Netflix, Bleecker Street and Landmark announced the release date and issued the teaser trailer for the dramatic film which will debut at the Venice Film Festival.

Beasts of No Nation stars Idris Elba who also produced the film along with Fukunaga, Amy Kaufman, Daniela Taplin Lundberg, Riva Marker, and Dan Crown. Jeff Skoll, Jonathan King, Donna Gigliotti, Elizabeth Koch, Kristina Kendall, Bill Benenson, Laura Bickford, and Todd Courtney executive produced.

The Beasts of No Nation Plot:

Beasts of No Nation is based on the highly acclaimed novel by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala, bringing to life the gripping tale of Agu, a child soldier torn from his family to fight in the civil war of an African country. Newcomer Abraham Attah gives a stunning portrayal of Agu, while Elba dominates the screen in the role of Commandant, a warlord who takes in Agu and instructs him in the ways of war.

Watch the Beasts of No Nation trailer: