‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season Two Trailer Is Here and It Promises Blood

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season Two Trailer Is Here and It Promises Blood

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When Hulu announced the return of The Handmaid’s Tale after its first season garnered widespread acclaim, it made a lot of fans nervous. After all, there was only one book, so making a second season would be totally original. Based on Margaret Atwood’s critically acclaimed novel of the same name, The Handmaid’s Tale explores the startling misogyny and subjugation of women in the patriarchal society of Gilead.   Returning to screens on April 25th, the eight-time Emmy winner will pick off where it left with June’s departure from Gilead and the chaos left behind.  With the cliffhanger finale of season one ending roughly …

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 Gets a Premiere Date

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 Gets a Premiere Date

The Handmaid’s Tale, a Hulu adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 classic, has dominated television this past year. Everyone, critics and fans alike, have been talking about the show’s profound impact on the discussions of gender and reproductive rights as well as issues of gender inequality. The adaptation has also encouraged many readers and non-readers to turn towards Atwood’s source material and rediscover her haunting portrayals of gender issues which bare uncanny similarities to the modern issues we’re currently experiencing.   We simply cannot get enough of the gripping tale and are thrilled to announce that Hulu has confirmed that season two will premiere in …

Elisabeth Moss says ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Made Her An Activist

Elisabeth Moss says ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Made Her An Activist

Elisabeth Moss, star of the Hulu adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ told The Hollywood Reporter that, from re-reading Atwood’s novel, “what I’ve learned is, now is not really a time to stand in the middle. You’ve got to pick a side.”   Image Courtesy of The Wrap   Moss said that appearing in the show, which depicts a dystopian world in which women are used for breeding and have no autonomy, made her realize how urgent the issue of women’s rights is.   If you’re spending a year on something and you’re thinking about it, you’re reading a book …