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The Handmaid's Tale
You know a TV series has captured public interest when SNL drops a parody after only four episodes, but the sketch comedy series’ first crack at The Handmaid’s Tale … could have used more time under his eye. Watch Chris Pine reveal what happened to all the chill bros when the Republic of Gilead started putting its women in bonnets.
Blessed be the fruit, Hulu’s best (and most terrifying) original series isn’t going anywhere. The streaming outlet has placed a Season 2 order for the adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s decisively feminist novel The Handmaid’s Tale.
Hulu’s take on The Handmaid’s Tale is nothing less than a terrifying and timely triumph, but readers of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel will notice some major changes from the book. In particular, executive producer Bruce Miller explains why the show’s Gilead oppression concentrates on gender and fertility, where the original’s dystopia also extended to race.
Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ brings Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel to life with terrifying and timely precision, and performances from Elisabeth Moss and Alexis Bledel that will rock your very soul. Our early review, before the first three ‘Tales’ arrive on April 26.
Something tells us the hashtag “#TOOREAL” will trend across the internet once Hulu debuts its forthcoming adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Come, watch the downfall of our political structure in a full trailer for the April premiere, and be warned of some disturbing imagery.
As Hulu believes there could be no better time than International Women’s Day to preview their horrifying dystopian subjugation, in comes a new teaser for The Handmaid’s Tale! Come, join in our existential terror for all humankind.
There’s no two ways about the fact that Hulu’s take on Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale is going to feel horribly relevant in its April premiere. That’s never more apparent than in a new featurette for the Elisabeth Moss drama, which explores the rise of misogynist dystopia “Gilead.”
One wouldn’t necessarily think of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale for a primetime Super Bowl ad, but Hulu’s Elisabeth Moss drama is already breaking down societal norms. See for yourself, as a fresh trailer teases what was once forbidden, and the misogynist hellscape Offred now lives in.
Everything we’ve seen from Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale has seemed equal parts timely and enrapturing, but a first trailer for the Elisabeth Moss-led series very much seals the deal. See for yourself, as the world becomes a dystopian, misogynist hell that Offred is intent on surviving in the first footage.