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Under the Banner of Heaven is coming to your small screens

Under the Banner of Heaven is coming to your small screens

Jon Krakauer’s book Under the Banner of Heaven is set for a limited series adaptation on Hulu and will feature Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones, according to Deadline.

Krauker’s 2003 book, investigates the murder of Brenda Lafferty and her baby daughter. Mother and daughter were murdered by Dan and Ron Lafferty, Brenda’s brothers-in-law who were part of a fundamentalist Mormon Sect, the School of Prophets, and who insisted they were commanded by God to kill.

Oscar nominated actor, Andrew Garfield will play Jeb Pyre, the detective who investigates the murders of Brenda and her daughter. Daisy Edgar-Jones will play the role of Brenda, Wyatt Russell will play the role of Dan Lafferty, and Sam Worthington will play the role Ron Lafferty.

That cast will also include, Taylor St Pierre, Scott Michael Campbell, Rory Culkin, Denise Gough, and newcomers Beau McHattie, Sophia Fabris, and Alayna Edwards.

An Australian release date is still to be confirmed.