After a presidential election and a global pandemic, The Handmaid’s Tale is finally back. The wait for this series was two and a half years long due to the pandemic. But like all the other shows, this also arrived to keep us from boredom. The Handmaid’s Tale is an American dystopian tragedy television series. It is created by Bruce Miller and is based on the 1985 novel of the same name, which is written by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. The series was ordered by the streaming service Hulu and had 10 episodes. For which production started late in the year 2016. The plot features a dystopia after a Second American Civil War wherein a totalitarian society is shown that subjects fertile women, called “Handmaids,” to child-bearing slavery.
The first three episodes of the series premiered on April 26th, 2017. The following seven episodes were released every Wednesday on Hulu. In July 2019, the series was renewed for season four which then premiered on April 27th, 2021. In December 2020, it was announced that the series will be renewed for a fifth season even when season four had not even aired yet.
The Handmaid’s Tale‘s first season won eight Primetime Emmy Awards out of 13 nominations. These including Outstanding Drama Series. It is the first show produced by Hulu to win a major award, as well as the first series on a streaming service to win an Emmy for Outstanding Series and it, also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama. Elisabeth Moss was also awarded the Golden Globe for Best Actress for this series.
Season 4- Cast, Plot, and Production
The Cast for The Handmaid’s Tale season 4 includes Elisabeth Moss as June Osborne, Joseph Fiennes as Commander Fred Waterford, Yvonne Strahovski as Serena Joy Waterford, Alexis Bledel as Dr. Emily Malek Ph.D., and almost all the other characters from the previous seasons. Season three left off with the matter of 86 children getting smuggled into Canada in a cargo plane. In season four, the first episode showed that how an injured June, who is on the run with the fugitive Handmaids, finds refuge at a farm. And in Gilead, an imprisoned Lawrence tries to avoid getting a death sentence.
On the other hand, Aunt Lydia reels from the loss of 86 children on Angels’ Flight. Episode two of season four shows that June plots revenge at the local Jezebels. Before she and the Handmaids plan to leave the farm for the next safe house and meanwhile in Toronto, Moira deals with the fallout of June’s choices. Serena and Fred are also bound together by a miracle. The third episode shows that how June is captured by Gilead, and faces a vengeful Aunt Lydia, and also endures a torturous interrogation. Nick and Lawrence then collaborate to protect June. Later in Toronto, Luke struggles with how to help June and Hannah.
The renewal of season four was on July 26th, 2019. Season 4, consisting of 10 episodes and started production in March 2020. At that time, Elisabeth Moss was filming her directorial debut, but work had to be halted after only a few weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And the season then ended its production in 2021 and was finally released on the 27th of April 2021.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Episode 4 Release Date
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Episode 4 is scheduled to be out on the 5th of May. The episode will premiere at midnight on Wednesday. That means the audience will be having the new episode of their favorite series right when they wake up in the morning. The audience will have only a week’s wait for the arrival of this new episode. It is titled Milk, and there is also a promo released for the episode. Following episode 3, it seems that this episode will show all about how June and Hanna get themselves out of the situation now. In this episode, June will take a harrowing journey, and on the other hand, Janine will recall some of the stressful events from the past. And in Toronto, Serene will try her best to manipulate Rita. Episode four will be full of spice. So make sure not to miss this one.