Director of the movie, Cary Fukunaga revealed in an interview with the Business Insider that Atta Abraham was essentially a street vendor before he was randomly selected for the film. According to Fukunaga , the young actor had zero film experience and little education but he became a somewhat professional actor, which was astounding to watch.
Abraham’s character joins a militant group from an unnamed West African country that is led by a brutal warlord, played by Idris Elba . Cary Fukunaga said Abraham performed extremely well.
'Beasts Of No Nation' will be released worldwide via NetFlix