The Handmaid’s Tale, which is famous for its out of the box story-line, is finally back on track with their production process. It has been adapted from the 1985 best-seller, under the same title by the author Margaret Atwood. The first episode of this remarkable TV series was aired on April 26, 2017, and it has been in the limelight since then. The show deserves the rating of 8.5 out of 10, totally justifying its popularity. Since its release, this masterpiece has swept in 69 awards and 175 prestigious nominations under its name.
The plot follows the whereabouts of all the fertile women, from the village of Gilead, are named as The Handmaids. They are breathing in a dystopian society after the Second American Civil War, where fertility rates have dropped due to widely spread sexually transmitted diseases, and women who were regarded as the property of the government then, were forced to serve the aristocrats in there needs. One of them is June Osborne, who had been separated from her daughter and hopes to reunite with her one day.
Is There An Expected Release Date For the Upcoming Sequel?
Nothing has been confirmed yet about the release date of the next sequel by the officials. The first season of this series was released on April 26, 2017 and the second season was aired on April 25, 2018, and the latest season was released on June 5, 2019, so one can expect the upcoming sequel to launch in between April and June of 2021. The production of the fourth season, which was put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation has finally resumed in the month of August. The lead character, Elisabeth Moss had confirmed earlier that the production was stopped when they were two weeks into the shooting, but the good news is that it’s back on track and fans might expect the sequel to launch next year!
Who Is Returning As The Cast?
Although there hasn’t been any official announcement yet, one can expect Elisabeth Moss to return as June Osborne since she is the lead character in the series. Other than her, one will get to see Alexis Bledel as Emily, Joseph Fiennes as Commander Fred, Yvonne Strahovski as Serena Joy, Samira Wiley as Moira, Madeline Brewer as Janine, Max Minghella as Nick, Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia, Bradley Whitford as Commander Joseph Lawrence, Clea DuVall as Sylvia, and Amanda Brugel as Rita. The officials haven’t confirmed the inclusion of any new character but one might expect that to happen as well.