Hulu announces April release date for The Handmaid's Tale


Hulu's award winning drama The Handmaid's tale won't be airing new episodes until later this spring, but lucky for fans who just can't wait, the online streaming platform just gave us our very first look at season 2.

"The Handmaid's Tale" won two Golden Globe awards last week, for best television drama, and best actress in a television drama for Moss.

"'Gilead is within you' is a favorite saying of [antagonist] Aunt Lydia", according to Hulu. In Season Two, Offred and all our characters will fight against - or succumb to - this dark truth, ' says the official synopsis.

E! News spoke with Emmy victor Ann Dowd, Aunt Lydia on the series, after she received her first Golden Globe nomination ever, and she dropped some nuggets of information about the second season.

What was hinted at in Atwood's novel can now be fully realized in The Handmaid's Tale season 2.

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'Lizzie is such an incredible partner on this with me. "The biggest barrier of Season 2 was Season 1", Miller admits. But at a certain point, you can't spend all your time second-guessing things. You can try, but you won't do it.

"The Handmaid's Tale" season 2 will debut on Hulu in April. I'm not being cagey! "I literally read the scripts and I think, 'Oh my god.' The ideas are genius and so unpredictable and harrowing", she said. Are you looking forward to the new season?

Miller went onto describe one scene he is extremely excited about in this new season, which depicts a handmaid's funeral in Gilead.

"Everything from the design of their costumes to the way they look is so chilling", Miller told EW. He continues, "These scenes that are so lovely, while set in such a bad place, provide the kind of contrast that makes me happy".