One of the heart-wrenching stories ever made is indeed The Handmaid’s Tale. The series is working on the fourth season of the show and here is a little sneak peek of the season,
The Handmaid’s Tale is originally a novel written by Margaret Atwood in 1985. The story is adapted into the television series and has been getting great reviews and awards so far. Hulu, a streaming platform is a network for this show and so far three seasons have been released. The show premiered on April 26, 2017. It has won various awards like Golden Globes and Emmys for the outstanding acting of actors and impeccable writing and direction.
The show is set in the aftermath of the civil war where the government of Gilead is confused as to what to do when sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise. They come up with the rule of Handmaids. Women who are unmarried, widowed, deemed as lesbian, non-Christians, and women who commit a felony are considered as Handmaids. They are ordered to have a consensual relationship with the master in the presence of their wife for the Handmaid to bear a child.
The show mainly focuses on June Osborne played by Elizabeth Moss is a married woman with a daughter. When she tries to flee the country, she is captured and made a Handmaid. Her husband flees to Canada and her daughter is raised in an upper-class family. June is bound to a Gilead Officer and his wife but she hopes to be free and reunite with her husband and daughter.
The fourth season of the show was expected to be released in 2020 but due to the pandemic, it has been postponed to 2021 and Moss who is also an executive producer of the show has told that the makers of the show are working constantly to find precautions and safety measures to film the episodes. Here is a teaser of the 4th season of The Handmaid’s Tale,