Idris Elba's Beasts Of No Nation Arriving On Netflix In October As the streaming service announces its film premiere datesNetflix has slowly but surely making inroads in the original content world, first with drama and comedy series and the likes of Daredevil, and now movies. The company has announced launch dates for several of its films, with Idris Elba and director Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts Of No Nation leading off.Beasts, which adapts author Uzodinma Iweala’s novel, finds a young man named Agu (Abraham Attah) abducted from his home and pressed into service as a child soldier.