Netflix’s ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Trailer Starring Idris Elba

Ahead of next month’s premiere, Netflix presents its latest trailer for Beasts of No Nation. Written and directed by the Emmy Award-winning Cary Fukunaga (who directed the entire first season of HBO’s True Detective), Beasts stars Idris Elba and shines a terrifying light on the use of child soldiers as civil war tears a family apart in West Africa, forcing a young boy to join a unit of mercenary fighters. Based on Uzodinma Iweala’s 2005 novel of the same name, Beasts of No Nation is set to hit Netflix and select theaters October 16.

Netflix's 'Beasts of No Nation' Trailer Starring Idris Elba