The Handmaid’s Tale
The creators of the hit series The Handmaid’s Tale They confirmed they will do a sixth and final season. The news was known shortly before the premiere of its fifth season of The Handmaid’s Tale (its original title) on the platform Hulu / HBO Max.
“It has been a real honor to tell the story of Margaret Atwood’s groundbreaking novel and her chilling world and we are thrilled to offer viewers a sixth and final season of The Handmaid’s Tale“Executive Producer Miller said in a statement.
“We are grateful to Hulu and MGM for allowing us to tell this story, which sadly has remained so current, and we are amazed by our amazing fans for their unwavering support and without which we could never have done it.
Craig Erwich, president of ABC Entertainment, Hulu and Disney Branded Television Streaming Originals, added: “Five years ago, almost until today, The Handmaid’s Tale made history “.
“Since then it has been a privilege and a pleasure to work with some of the best creative talent in our industry on this show, a distinguished and exceptional group of people who continue to produce the highest quality television that has made and continues to make a major impact. cultural. Bruce, Warren, Lizzie and the entire MGM team have been amazing partners and we hope fans enjoy these last two seasons. “
The fifth season is coming
Based on the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Talewith Elisabeth Moss, she will premiere her fifth and penultimate season with a two-part debut on September 14.
According to Hulu, in season five, “June faces her consequences for killing Commander Waterford as she struggled to redefine her identity.”
And he broadens, without spoiling: “Widow Serena tries to raise her profile in Toronto as Gilead’s influence creeps into Canada. Commander Lawrence works with Nick and Aunt Lydia as he attempts to reform Gilead and rise to power. June, Luke and Moira fight Gilead from a distance as they continue their mission to rescue and reunite with Hannah. “
The season 5 In the cast Elisabeth Moss, Bradley Whitford, Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, OT Fagbenle, Samira Wiley, Ann Dowd, Madeline Brewer, Amanda Brugel and Sam Jaeger.
The series is produced by Miller, Warren Littlefield, Moss, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears, Eric Tuchman, Yahlin Chang, Rachel Shukert, Sheila Hockin, John Weber, Frank Siracusa, Steve Stark and Kim Todd. The Handmaid’s Tale is produced and distributed internationally by MGM Television.
the series won 15 Emmy Awardsincluding the honor for best drama in 2017. It was created by Bruce Miller, who is developing Wills, a continuation of The Handmaid’s Tale.
The first three episodes of the series were premiered on April 26, 2017with the next seven episodes of the first season airing weekly on Wednesdays.
The plot takes place in a dystopian futureNot too far back in time, the world birth rate is plummeting due to sexually transmitted infections and environmental pollution. In this chaos, the theocratic, totalitarian and religious fundamentalist government of Republic of Gilead creates new rules for the new United States after the civil war.