FX on Hulu’s upcoming limited series Under the Banner of Heaven—starring Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones—has added eleven actors to its cast. Among those joining the show are Sam Worthington, Wyatt Russel, and Rory Culkin.

Photos by Brian Bowen Smith, Beau Grealy, and Thomas Concordia

Photos by Brian Bowen Smith, Beau Grealy, and Thomas Concordia

What’s Happening:

  • FX has announced the main cast for the limited series Under the Banner of Heaven.
  • Inspired by Jon Krakauer’s novel of the same name, the story is being adapted for television by Dustin Lance Black and will be available exclusively on FX on Hulu.
  • Earlier this year Deadline reported that Andrew Garfield and Daisy Edgar-Jones had been cast as the leads for the series playing Pyre and Brenda, respectively.
  • Production recently started in Calgary and FX has rounded out the cast with eleven additional actors. Under the Banner of Heaven will star: 
    • Sam Worthington as Ron Lafferty
    • Denise Gough as Dianna Lafferty
    • Wyatt Russell as Dan Lafferty
Sam Worthington - Photo Credit Beau Grealy

Sam Worthington – Photo Credit Beau Grealy

Denise Gough - Photo credit Sam Irons

Denise Gough – Photo credit Sam Irons

Wyatt Russell - Photo credit Brian Bowen Smith

Wyatt Russell – Photo credit Brian Bowen Smith

  • Billy Howle as Allen Lafferty
  • Gil Birmingham as Bill Taba
  • Adelaide Clemens as Rebecca Pyre
Billy Howle - Photo credit Iona Wolff

Billy Howle – Photo credit Iona Wolff

Gil Birmingham - Photo credit Robert Kazandjian

Gil Birmingham – Photo credit Robert Kazandjian

Adelaide Clemens

Adelaide Clemens

  • Rory Culkin as Samuel Lafferty
  • Seth Numrich as Robin Lafferty
  • Chloe Pirrie as Matilda Lafferty
Rory Culkin - Photo Credit Thomas Concordia

Rory Culkin – Photo Credit Thomas Concordia

Seth Numrich - Photo credit Stephen Lovekin

Seth Numrich – Photo credit Stephen Lovekin

  • Sandra Seacat as Josie Pyre
  • Christopher Heyerdahl as Ammon Lafferty
Sandra Seacat

Sandra Seacat

Christopher Heyerdahl - Photo Credit Rob Daly

Christopher Heyerdahl – Photo Credit Rob Daly

Synopsis: 

  • “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 LDS fundamentalism and their distrust in the government.”

Creative Team: 

  • Dustin Lance Black (Milk, When We Rise) created the series and will serve as an executive producer
  • Other executive producers include:
    • Brian Grazer (Genius, Friday Night Lights)
    • Ron Howard (Genius, Arrested Development)
    • Samie Kim Falvey
    • Anna Culp
    • Jason Bateman (Ozark, The Outsider)
    • Michael Costigan (A Teacher)
    • Gillian Berrie (Hell or High Water, Starred Up)
  • David Mackenzie (Hell or High Water, Perfect Sense) will also executive produce and serves as director
  • Under the Banner of Heaven is produced by FX Productions
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