Tuesday, March 8, 2022

FX Limited Series 'Under the Banner of Heaven' Starring Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones Lands Premiere Date on Hulu

FX's upcoming original limited series Under the Banner of Heaven starring Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones has today received a premiere date on Hulu.

The 7-episode limited series will stream its first two episodes on Thursday, April 28 with new episodes being released weekly on Thursdays.

Inspired by the novel by Jon Krakauer, the series follows the events that led to the 1984 murder of Brenda Wright Lafferty (Edgar-Jones) and her baby daughter in a suburb in the Salt Lake Valley, Utah. As Detective Jeb Pyre (Garfield) investigates events that transpired within the Lafferty family, he uncovers buried truths about the origins of the LDS religion and the violent consequences of unyielding faith. What Pyre, a devout Mormon, unearths leads him to question his own faith.

In addition to Garfield and Edgar-Jones, the cast includes Sam Worthington, Denise Gough, Wyatt Russell, Billy Howle, Gil Birmingham, Adelaide Clemens, Rory Culkin, Seth Numrich, Chloe Pirrie and Sandra Seacat.

Dustin Lance Black created the series. He executive produces with Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Anna Culp, Jason Bateman, Michael Costigan, David Mackenzie and Gillian Berrie. FX Productions, Imagine Television and Aggregate Films produce.