03/04/2015 12:11 pm ET Updated Mar 04, 2015

Netflix Pays Nearly $12,000,000 To Stream African War Film When It Hits Theaters

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Netflix is continuing to turn traditional media and rollout protocols on their heads by acquiring the rights of the African war drama Beasts of No Nation, USA Today reports. The film—which is widely considered to be a serious Oscar contender for next year—will be released in theaters later this year and also streamed simultaneously on Netflix worldwide.

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