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The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6: What Are The Potential Release Dates?

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6: What Are The Potential Release Dates?
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The Handmaid’s Tale is one of Hulu’s most acclaimed series. The article discusses details about its sixth and final season. We also explore the release dates, cast, and trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale season 6.

Emmy award-winning series, The Handmaid’s Tale, is an American series that is based on a 1985 novel of the same name. The Hulu series began production in 2016 and first premiered in April 2017. It focuses on the condition of fertile women, who were called ‘handmaids’ and became child-bearing slaves after the Second American Civil War. It has been long since the series was renewed for its sixth season. To learn about The Handmaid’s Tale season 6, such as its release date, cast, and trailer, keep reading.

About The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6: Has The Series Been Renewed?

The series is a mindful description of the regression women faced in earlier times. As a repercussion of the Civil War, a few women were subjected to ritualized rape in the homes of elite classes. Details about the series are as follows:

GenreTragedy
Dystopia
Created byBruce Miller
Based onThe Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Country of originUnited States
Number of seasons5
Number of episodes56
Production companiesDaniel Wilson Productions, Inc.
The Littlefield Company
White Oak Pictures
Toluca Pictures
MGM Television
NetworkHulu

When was The Handmaid’s Tale renewed for season 6?

Just ahead of the premiere of its fifth season, The Handmaid’s Tale was renewed for its sixth installment in September 2022. However, there is one disappointing news for the fans. The highly anticipated season will be the last one.

Meanwhile, a spin off, called The Testaments, is also in the works. Not much is known about it, except that it is expected to be set 15 years after the events of the first novel.

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What is the release date for The Handmaid’s Tale season 6?

Although the fixed dates have not been announced yet, it won’t be long before we get that. In an interview with Deadline, Disney’s head of TV, Craig Erwich, revealed the makers’ plans for the show. Erwich said,

The Handmaid’s Tale is going to production this summer, and will premiere in 2025.

Moreover, in a November 2022 interview with Elle, the show’s lead actress, Elisabeth Moss, also said that her character, June, will finally figure out who she is in the sixth season.

Moss also said,

I know, and it feels like it’s going to be so long until you guys get to see anything else. And I apologize personally for that, but every season we do gets bigger, and it takes longer to make every time. And because it’s the final season, we really want to make sure that it’s exactly what we want to do.

Who will be in the cast of The Handmaid’s Tale season 6?

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6: What Are The Potential Release Dates?

The names of actors that will appear in the sixth installment have not been announced yet. In the meantime, take a look at the acclaimed star cast from the previous seasons.

  • Elisabeth Moss as June
  • Joseph Fiennes as Commander Fred Waterford 
  • Yvonne Strahovski as Serena Joy Waterford
  • Alexis Bledel as Dr. Emily Malek
  • Madeline Brewer as Janine Lindo
  • Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia Clements
  • O-T Fagbenle as Luke Bankole
  • Max Minghella as Commander Nick Blaine
  • Samira Wiley as Moira Strand
  • Amanda Brugel as Rita Blue
  • Bradley Whitford as Commander Joseph Lawrence 
  • Sam Jaeger as Mark Tuello

Is there a trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale season 6?

Not yet, as the final season was scheduled to begin filming in the summer of this year. Thus, we might just have to wait a little longer for the trailer of The Handmaid’s Tale season 6.

Source: ONE Media

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