About The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4
The Handmaid’s Tale is an American drama TV series that was adapted from the classic novel written by Margaret Atwood with the same name. Hulu premiered the show in April 2017 with a total of 36 episodes divided into 3 seasons.
Undoubtedly, the viewers gave much love and attention to the show as they are on their tippy-toes waiting for a fourth run to continue the adventure of June. Though the novel encompasses many topics’ assumptions, the fans are eager to know what Hulu has in store for this brilliant adaptation.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Release Date
The creators of the show confirmed the fourth installment in 2019, but the given global COVID-19 pandemic kept delaying the show. In August 2020, Bradley Whitford revealed that the crew and cast members were in quarantine prior to filming for safety purposes.
Also, Ann Dowd added that she read the scripts and filmed the first two episodes only prior to lockdown. After several limitations and months of delay, the crew is finally resuming the long-awaited show. Taking everything into consideration, Hulu announced that it pushed back the new forecast date to 2021.
While we wait for the upcoming season of The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu released a teaser trailer to get a reaction and give their fan base a taste of what is to come.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Plot
The published trailer shows June is still very much alive despite being shot in the previous season. Apparently, she is ready to continue her mission of rescuing more women and children from Gilead’s oppression and transporting them safely to Canada.
In addition, the upcoming season will focus on June’s husband who will seek revenge on his wife’s rapist Fred. All in all, June will face many challenges as the fourth season develops so we need to stay tuned for all kinds of adventures the show has to offer.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Cast
The creators have not confirmed the new season’s cast yet. Nonetheless, we anticipate that the original cast members will be reprising their roles including:
- Elisabeth Moss as June/ Offred
- Joseph Fiennes as Fred Waterford
- Yvonne Strahovski as Serena Joy Waterford
- Alexis Bledel as Ofglen
- Madeline Brewer as Janine Lindo
- Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia
- Bradley Whitford as Joseph Lawrence
- Max Minghella as Nick Blaine
- T. Fagbenle as Luke Bankole
- Samira Wiley as Moira Strand