The Handmaid’s Tale is an American web television series set against the backdrop of a dystopian society. Bruce Miller is the show’s creator. And, it is based on the 1985 novel of the same name, written by Margaret Atwood.
In the dystopian society following the Second American Civil War, fertile women are subjected to child bearing slavery by the brutal society. These women are called Handmaids.
The first season of the The Handmaid’s Tale was released on April 26,2017. Moreover,this series was renewed for a second season in May 2017. Subsequently, it was released on April 25,2018. Further, in May 2018,the series was renewed for the third season of The Handmaid’s Tale. And, it priemered on June 5,2019. To the utmost delight of the fans, this series was renewed for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 in July 2019. This amazing series streams on Hulu .
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 1 was awarded eight Primetime Emmy awards . And, the most significant was the Outstanding Drama Series. This novel based series turned out to gain major accomplishment for Hulu as it is the streaming service’s first major award for a series whose production it undertook. The Handmaid’s Tale is also the first series on a streaming service ever to be awarded Emmy in the Outstanding series segment. Another feather on its cap is the Golden Globe award. The lead actress , Elizabeth Moss also won the Golden Globe for Best actress. The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 is a loved series and it’s release is long awaited.
Release date of The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4
The release date of The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 is not yet confirmed. Fans are ardently waiting for the fourth season. However, TV guide says that The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 will not be released until autumn 2020. Moreover, the wait might get prolonged due to the outbreak of the Corona virus pandemic.
The lead actress of the show Elisabeth Moss announced on Instagram that they had to shut down the production of the fourth season keeping in view the covid-19 pandemic to ensure the safety of the cast and crew. She hopes that the production gets resumed as soon as it’s safe for everybody.
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Season 4 Cast
No concrete news has yet been released regarding the cast of the show. But, we expect majority of the leading cast to return for the fourth season. Elisabeth Moss portrays the role of June Osborne who is the protagonist will most definitely return. Yvonne Strahovski is in the role of Serena Joy, another leading character whom we expect to be back. Ann Dowd plays Aunt Lydia, O.T. Flagbenle plays Luke , Alexis Bledel is in the role of Emiy and Joseph Fiennes plays Commander Waterford; they are most certainly going to return. However, Amanda Brugel who plays the role of Rita would not be back for another season as she herself confirmed the news.
Plot of The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 3 has just finished airing on Hulu. So, the course the narrative will follow is quiet uncertain at the moment. In the ending not the previous season, June was swept away by her fellow handmaidens. It would be interesting to watch what happens next. Moreover, Serena was arrested in the last season and the fate that awaits her would depend upon her imprisonment. Aunt Lydia’s story may be revealed. One thing is sure The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 would be superb and totally worth watching.