Thursday TV: ‘Under the Banner of Heaven’

Jon Krakauer’s Mormon crime classic “Under the Banner of Heaven” (Hulu, streaming) can’t be easy to adapt into a new series. But with Andrew Garfield on board as a detective torn between his religion and a bloody polygamist murder, and Daisy Edgar-Jones as an alluring victim, It has a lot going for it.

The 50th anniversary of “The Godfather” this year has led to a new 10-episode series that dramatizes how Francis Ford Coppola’s mobster epic was made. “The Offer” (Paramount+, streaming) stars Dan Fogler, Miles Teller and Patrick Gallo; Giovanni Ribisi, Juno Temple and Colin Hanks among those popping up.

The elevation of something as essentially dull as the NFL Draft (ABC, ESPN, NFL, 8 p.m.) to a prime time extravaganza on three networks gives people a chance to celebrate football in the spring. Tonight’s first round will have all the big names. 

Ray Romano, Cristin Milioti and Billy Magnussen star in the second season of “Made for Love” (HBO Max, streaming).

From Italy comes the coming of ate film “Bang Bang Baby” (Amazon Prime, streaming). 

From Japan comes the anime film “Bubble” (Netflix, streaming), about young people in a dystopian Tokyo. 

The animated series “Samurai Rabbit: The Usage Chronicles” (Netflix, streaming) is about a rabbet who years to become a samurai. 

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