Hulu has announced that the new limited series “Under the Banner of Heaven” will premiere on the streamer on Thursday, April 28th. The premiere will feature the first two episodes, with a new episode available weekly for the next five weeks. The series is also coming soon Disney+ internationally including the UK and Ireland under the Star banner however those release dates have not been announced yet. The highly anticipated limited series from Academy Award®-winner Dustin Lance Black stars Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones,
FX’s “Under the Banner of Heaven,” the limited series inspired by the true crime bestseller by Jon Krakauer, follows the events that led to the 1984 murder of Brenda Wright Lafferty (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and her baby daughter in a suburb in the Salt Lake Valley, Utah.
As Detective Jeb Pyre (Andrew 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.
The seven episode limited series also stars Sam Worthington, Denise Gough, Wyatt Russell, Billy Howle, Gil Birmingham, Adelaide Clemens, Rory Culkin, Seth Numrich, Chloe Pirrie and Sandra Seacat.
“Under the Banner of Heaven” is created by Academy Award®-winner Dustin Lance Black, who also serves as showrunner and executive producer. Also serving as executive producers are Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Anna Culp for Imagine Television; Jason Bateman and Michael Costigan of Aggregate Films; David Mackenzie and Gillian Berrie. “Under the Banner of Heaven” is produced by FX Productions.
FX also released a first look photo which you can see below:
You can also watch the teaser for the series below: