Trailer: Cary Fukunaga’s “Beasts of No Nation”

Netflix’s first real push into original features kicks off with “True Detective” first season helmer Cary Fukunaga’s new war drama “Beasts of No Nation” and the first promo has gone online below.

Based on the novel by Uzodinma Iweala, the story unfolds during a civil war in an unnamed West African country. A young boy named Agu (Abraham Attah) is torn from his family and forced to join a guerrilla fighter unit under the rule of a warlord (Idris Elba).

The film will make its theatrical debut in Landmark Theaters in nineteen markets on October 16th, the same day it hits Netflix.