Hulu’s upcoming drama “The Handmaid’s Tale” may be a game changer for the streaming service. The series is based on Margaret Atwood’s award-winning, best-selling novel of the same name, with Elisabeth Moss starring as handmaid Offred. Hulu has shared eight new images of the main characters, as well as released the official premiere date, to give viewers something to look forward to in 2017.
The 10-episode series follows Offred as she tries to survive in a male-dominated totalitarian regime. She is one of the few remaining fertile women who is forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate the world. In hopes of surviving and finding the daughter that was taken from her, she will go from one miserable situation to the next.
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The character photos feature Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, Madeline Brewer, Ann Dowd, O-T Fagbenle and “Orange is the New Black” star Samira Wiley as Moira and Joseph Fiennes as Commander Waterford.
The series hails from MGM Television and is created, executive produced and written by Bruce Miller. Warren Littlefield, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears and Ilene Chaiken serve as executive producers.
Mark your calendars, “The Handmaid’s Tale” premieres Wednesday, April 26, 2017 on Hulu. Check out the images below.
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