Why Netflix Shelled Out for Cary Fukunaga's 'Beasts of No

March 3, 2015 10:08 PM

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Netflix has stirred the pot once again with its latest feature film release, Cary Fukunaga's African-set "Beasts of No Nation," by not exactly catering to the disgruntled exhibitors who dug their heels last year when it was announced that the streaming giant had inked a day-and-date release for Weinstein's "Crouching Tiger" sequel.

Based on Uzodinma Iweala's novel, "Beasts of No Nation" will debut in select theaters in 2015 the same day as its streaming premiere which indicates that Netflix, the VOD label behind Participant's Oscar-nominated "The Square," might want awards attention for the violent drama starring Idris Elba, m...

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