‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Turns Women’s Day Terrifying With New Teaser
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.
Declaring “Her Story Is Our Story,” the new Handmaid’s Tale teaser alternates between glimpses of Offred (Elisabeth Moss)’s past, and the layered clothing all handmaids wear in the present. Plus, timely, horrific protest footage!
In addition to Moss, the series also features among its cast Gilmore Girls star Alexis Bledel, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, Orange Is the New Black star Samira Wiley, Max Minghella, Madeline Brewer, Leftovers favorite Ann Dowd and O-T Fagbenle. Check out the full synopsis:
The drama series, based on the award-winning, best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly part of the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state. As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander’s household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world. In this terrifying society where one wrong word could end her life, Offred navigates between Commanders, their cruel Wives, domestic Marthas, and her fellow Handmaids – where anyone could be a spy for Gilead – all with one goal: to survive and find the daughter that was taken from her.
In addition to the first trailers below, you can find photos of The Handmaid’s Tale cast, and stay tuned for the April 26 premiere.