Margaret Atwood’s Handmaid’s Tale Sequel Is Already Being Developed by Hulu

The story of Gilead will continue. Hulu and MGM have signed on to adapt Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments, the upcoming sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, a fresh look at life both in and out of Gilead that stars two new protagonists...along with a very familiar face. Read More >>

The Handmaid’s Tale: Where Did Things Go Wrong?

When The Handmaid’s Tale made its TV debut, it wasn’t just a show. It was a movement. The timing was uncanny, as the series premiered just months after the election of Donald Trump in the US, and amidst growing threats to women’s rights. But three seasons later, the show’s fire of resistance has lost its spark. Read More >>

Hey, Handmaid’s Tale, I Have Some Questions About This Body Horror Thing

The latest episode of The Handmaid’s Tale sent the Waterfords to Washington, as they negotiate for the return of June’s baby and grapple with a new and harsher side of Gilead. The episode is filled with on-the-nose—or rather, just under-the-nose—metaphors about the silencing of women. But there’s one moment that needs to be unpacked in detail, because it represents everything wrong with The Handmaid’s Tale right now. Read More >>

The Handmaid’s Tale Sacrifices Some of Its Brutal Reality for Hope in Season 3

There’s a moment in The Handmaid’s Tale’s third season when Aunt Lydia comes up to June and issues a stern warning: “Don’t be clever. There are consequences when you’re clever.” That’s no longer true, at least not as much as it used to be. Read More >>

Praise Be: Margaret Atwood Is Writing a Sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale

The streaming TV adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale won’t be the only property expanding Margaret Atwood’s dystopian world. The author has announced that she’s finally writing a sequel to her iconic novel, called The Testaments, and says it’s partially inspired by everything going on in our society today. Read More >>

The Handmaid’s Tale and Westworld Score Big in This Year’s Emmy Nominations

The 70th Emmys are upon us, which means its time for some of the biggest hits in genre entertainment on television to get their nods—and they’ve done so in spades this year, with tons of nominations for Westworld, The Handmaid’s Tale, and more. Read More >>