Hulu has released the first teaser trailer for the limited series Under the Banner of Heaven, starring Andrew Garfield Garfield portrays a police detective who is investigating a double murder in a rural community. The series also stars Sam Worthington, Wyatt Russell and Rory Culkin.
Under the Banner of Heaven is based on the best-selling, true-crime book by Jon Krakauer. Dustin Lance Black wrote the screen adaptation, with David Mackenzie directing, and Ron Howard and Brian Grazer producing.
A synopsis of the series reads: “A devout detective’s faith is tested as he investigates a brutal murder that seems to be connected to an esteemed Utah family’s spiral into [Latter-Day Saints] fundamentalism and their distrust in the government. Andrew Garfield will star as Pyre, an LDS elder who is committed to his Church and family but begins to question some of the Church’s teachings through his contact with a suspected murderer. Daisy Edgar-Jones stars as Brenda, a young faithful Mormon who is the victim of a brutal murder.”
Take a look at the teaser for Under the Banner of Heaven – here.
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