The award-winning series of Hulu, The Handmaid’s Tale is arriving soon as Season 4; here, we will explain everything the latest upcoming season of the so far The Handmaid’s Tale and about it’s the latest series.
The series is based on The Handmaid’s Tale novel with the same title written by a Canadian poet and a novelist, Margaret Eleanor Atwood. The Handmaid’s Tale won the 1985 Governor General’s Award and the first Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1987.
The Handmaid’s Tale Trailer
The official trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 has yet to be released. The third season has just finished airing on Hulu, and season 4 has yet to begin their filming. But if you are interested in The Handmaid’s Tale 3rd season, you might want to check it out:
What is The Handmaid’s Tale season 4 release date?
The Handmaid’s Tale season 4 will be released in Fall 2020. There is no official news on the release date of The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4. But given the dedicated fanbase and popularity, it is said to be premiere in the fall of 2020. TV producer of Warren Littlefield told that given the later start to production on the latest season, the show would premiere in fall 2020.
How many episodes will be aired in the Handmaid’s Tale Season 4?
The season might be slightly less of June and Gilead than before, as the show will be cutting back from 13 episodes to 10. According to Bruce Miller, who is the showrunner of The Handmaid’s Tale series. The cutback is intentional. This might be to leave some sort of big cliffhanger to mix things up in the following season.
What is “The Handmaid’s Tale”?
The Handmaid’s Tale is a feminist dystopian novel, with the characteristics of dystopian fiction, which is said to be the genre that projects a fantasy society that differs from the author’s own world. It shows a utopian ideal where men or masculine systems are the major cause of social and political problems, whereas women show some of the equal as men but also sole arbiters of their reproductive functions.
Who are these Handmaids?
The story is set in a determined dystopian future around the year 2005; fertility rates have collapsed as a result of sexually transmitted diseases and environmental pollution, the totalitarian, theonomy governments of Gilead establishes rule in the former United States in the aftermath of a civil war. The power-hungry leaders, along with a new, militarized, hierarchical regime of fanaticism and newly created social classes, where women are subjugated. By law, women in Gilead are forced to work in very limited roles, including some as a natal slave, who also not allowed to own property, neither handle money or read.
These enslaved women in Gilead determined by the new regime to be “fallen women,” citing an extremist interpretation of the Biblical account of Bilhah; these women often include women who had multiple marriages, single or unmarried mothers, gender traitor, lesbians, non-Christians, adherents of Christians denominations other than the Sons of Jacob, political dissidents, and academics. These women are The Handmaids, who are assigned to homes of the ruling elite, where they must submit to their male master for ritualized rape, which refers to “the ceremony” in the presence of their wives in order to become impregnated and bear children for them.
The story so far in Season 3
In the shocking events in season 3 finale. June Osborne, she was bleeding out from a gunshot wound and in a dire state after she staged a revolt of Martha and Handmaids. But she did manage to smuggle over 100 children out of Gilead and into Canada to Moira and Luke.
The Waterfords, their troubles seem to have only just gotten started as they await trial for their war crimes because of Serena’s shady deal to be in baby Nicole’s life.
- Elisabeth Moss as June Osborne
- Joseph Fiennes as Commander Fredrick “Fred” Waterford
- Yvonne Strahovski as Serena Joy
- Alexis Bledel as Dr. Emily Malek
- Madeline Brewer as Janine Lindo
- Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia / Miss Clements
- O. T. Fagbenle as Luke Bankole
- Max Minghella as Commander Nick Blaine
- Samira Wiley as Moira Strand
- Amanda Brugel as Rita
- Bradley Whitford as Commander Joseph Lawrence