The Handmaid’s Tale American TV Series Season 5 Release Date


The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 release date is expected quite early as the series is due to return in 2022. The creators announced a Season 5 for the popular series in December 2020 and hence, it might hit the screens in 2022.

The Handmaid’s Tale was released in 2017 on the OTT Hulu platform. The American dystopian series is based on a 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood of the same name. The award-winning television series is based on a dystopia where society calls society’s fertile women “servants” and engages them in the slavery of procreation. The first season premiered on April 26, 2017 which was hugely popular and the series was nominated and won multiple Emmys and Golden Globes.

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Release Date

The Handmaid’s Tale is the story of a post-civil war society where fertility rates have declined and which subjects women to exploitation and injustice because their role in society is limited and restricted. A woman named June is forced into childbearing slavery and lives as the concubine of a Gileadan commander and his wife after being separated from her husband and daughter by the commander. The story follows June’s journey through discrimination and exploitation and her struggles to reunite with her family.

The series stars Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes and Yvonne Strahovski in the lead roles. The show was created and produced by Bruce Miller. The first season consisted of 10 episodes and was released in 2017. The second, third and fourth seasons were released in 2018, 2019 and 2021 respectively. The second and third season had 13 episodes while the fourth has 10 episodes in all. The filming of the fourth season was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and hence it came 2 years after the third.

The world famous series also had a sequel titled The Testament in 2019, based on another of Atwood’s novels. The series’ first season was nominated for 13 Primetime Emmy Awards, of which it won 8 and became the first Hulu series to win an Emmy. It also received the Golden Globes Award for Best Actress and Best Television Series.

The Hulu Series The Handmaid’s Tale The release date of season 5 will soon be announced by the creators of the series. The declaration of the fifth season was made even before the premier of the 4th, in 2020 and fans want their favorite series to return soon.


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