The Handmaid’s Tale is a famous tragic American TV series that shows the hellish life of women in Gilead. Its creator, Bruce Miller, has developed the series out of the renowned Margaret Atwood’s novel. The Handmaid’s Tale has won many awards, including the Primetime Emmy Award for being an outstanding drama series. Four of its seasons have come out so far and were very well received by the drama lovers.
The Handmaid’s Tale was first released on 26 April 2017. Its first season has 10 episodes. A second season for the series came out on 25 April 2018, and it has 13 episodes, followed by the next 13 episodes of the third season. The fourth season had 10 episodes, and its first episode was released on 27 April 2021, while its last episode came out on 16 June 2021. Each of the 46 available episodes had a 41-65 minutes duration.
After the fourth season’s premiere, fans are eager to know about The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5. And we are here with all the latest available information regarding the same. So, keep reading further.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Release Date
Hulu has ascertained Handmaid’s Tale renewal for the fifth season well before the release of its fourth season. The series is currently under production, and its filming has reportedly been taking place in Toronto and nearby areas. The filming is expected to finish by June 2022.
On which The Handmaid’s Tale’s previous four seasons were released, Hulu has not yet declared The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Premiere Date. However, it is believed to be disclosed soon. We will inform you when the official release date for the series is declared.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Cast
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Cast has not received any official declaration yet, but by analyzing the previous four season’s cast, we can expect it to be as follows.
- Elisabeth Moss will be seen portraying the character of the central protagonist, June or Offred.
- Joseph Fiennes will again be seen as the second master of June, Fred Waterford.
- Yvonne Strahovski will play the role of Serena Joy Waterford.
- Alexis Bledel may again be seen in the character of Ofsteven or Dr. Emily Malek.
- Madeline Brewer will reprise her role as handmaid Janine Lindo.
- Ann Dowd will again portray the role of brutal woman Aunt Lydia Clements.
- O.T. Fagbenle will play the role of June’s spouse Luke Bankole.
- Max Minghella can again appear as Commander Nick Blaine.
- Samira Wiley will reprise her role as June’s best friend, Moira Strand.
- Sam Jaeger may again appear in his role as Mark Tuello.
- Stephen Kunken, Ever Carradine, and Jordana Blake may be seen in Season 5 playing the recurring characters of Commander Warren Putnam, Naomi Putnam, and Hannah Bankole, respectively.
- Other recurring characters for the fifth season may include Nana Kiri acting as Alma, Bahia Watson acting as Brianna, Jenessa Grant playing Dolores, Edie Inksetter portraying Aunt Elizabeth, and Charlie Zeltzer acting as Oliver.
- Mckenna Grace, Zawe Ashton, and Jeananne Goossen may also appear in Handmaid’s Season 5.
- Christine Ko will play the role of former Martha Lily.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Storyline
The Handmaid’s Tale depicts the brutality of a sexist totalitarian society. The fertile women forced into slavery to bear children for the infertile ones are referred to as ‘handmaids.’ In Gilead, the societies are managed by power-mad administrators who suppress the freedom and rights of fertile women by thrusting them under child-bearing slavery.
June Osborne is the story’s central character who gets separated from her husband and daughter. She was forced to become the Handmaid Offred and was allocated to serve the Gileadan commander and his wife. Her main aim is to reunite with her family, and for this, she struggles to awaken her inner strength.
It will be fascinating to know what new twist Season 5 will bring to the story. Unfortunately, we have to wait some more to discover it.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Trailer
Hulu has previously released a video clip concerning the fifth season of The Handmaid’s Tale, which is available across social media. It not only confirms Season 5 but also clearly indicates the arrival of The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6 after the fifth season’s premiere.
In the fourth season’s final episode, June hits upon Commander Fred. She successfully takes revenge on him. But the story doesn’t end here. The viewers want to see her next move. We will update this page with the newest updates on Handmaid’s Tale Season 5. You can try bookmarking this page, as this can be a better way to stay connected with the upcoming updates.
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