Most Theater Circuits Won't Screen Netflix's War Drama 'Beasts of No Nation'

March 4, 2015 12:20 AM

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Most theaters in the U.S. won't give screen time to African war drama Beasts of No Nation, the latest film acquired by Netflix in a $12 million deal.

That means the movie, directed by Cary Fukunaga and starring Idris Elba, may only get a berth in 200 to 250 independent theaters, according to exhibition sources.

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