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‘The Handmaid’s Tale’: Elisabeth Moss to Face Consequences in Season 5

The Handmaid’s Tale has teased June’s return. On Monday, Hulu revealed two images from the fifth season of the streamer’s Emmy-winning series, which will return Sept. 14. The debut includes two installments, with the remaining episodes to drop weekly on Wednesdays. Though there are only two photos, they indicate where the next season will begin […]

Elisabeth Moss on Discussing Scientology: “I Don’t Want People to Be Distracted”

Elisabeth Moss is opening up about her relationship to Scientology in a new profile for the New Yorker, in which she explains why she doesn’t talk at length about it publicly. “I don’t want to come off as being cagey,” Moss, who grew up in the church, told profile writer Michael Schulman. “If you and […]

Elisabeth Moss in Apple TV+’s ‘Shining Girls’: TV Review

The actress plays an aspiring Chicago reporter whose reality is upended when she's attacked by a serial killer in this Leonardo DiCaprio-produced adaptation of Lauren Beukes' novel.

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ EP Talks Season 4 Challenges and Elisabeth Moss’ Directing Turn

The Handmaid’s Tale executive producer Bruce Miller found himself facing two daunting challenges at the beginning of the acclaimed series’ fourth season. The first was a major sea change in the narrative that involved removing the central character, June, from Gilead — the oppressive dystopia, by now well-established in the series, that had been created […]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Boss on the Finale’s “Ugly Justice” and Ambiguity Heading Into Season 5

[This story contains major spoilers from The Handmaid’s Tale season four finale, “The Wilderness.”] “Weak men, they do make the world go ’round.” In the world of The Handmaid’s Tale, not anymore. The season four finale brought about a moment of long-awaited catharsis when Elisabeth Moss’ June orchestrated the murder of her former abuser, Commander Fred Waterford […]

Elisabeth Moss Goes Behind Lethal ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 4 Finale Choice: “She Wants to Bring the Whole System Down”

[This story contains major spoilers from The Handmaid’s Tale season four finale, “The Wilderness.”] The fourth season of The Handmaid’s Tale ends with an act of vengeance, a shocking image and lingering questions about what will come next. And an earlier moment in the season finale set it all in motion, says Elisabeth Moss. “What […]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Star on What the Penultimate Episode Reveals About a Marriage

[This story contains spoilers to the penultimate episode of the fourth season of The Handmaid’s Tale, “Progress.”] In a flashback scene earlier in the season, The Handmaid’s Tale traveled back to the moment when June (Elisabeth Moss) told her husband, Luke (O-T Fagbenle), that she was pregnant with their daughter, Hannah (Jordan Blake). Given the […]

“How the Hell Are We Going to Do This?”: Lena Dunham, Noah Hawley, Steven Canals and the THR TV Director Roundtable

There’s nothing Zach Braff likes more than directing. It’s where he’s happiest, he says, surrounded by creative people, encouraging them to do their best work. It is also stressful — sometimes hugely so. “I read somewhere that first [assistant directors] don’t live very long, and that’s one of the reasons the DGA has such good […]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Resolves Up-in-the-Air Fate of Major Character

[This story contains spoilers to The Handmaid’s Tale‘s eighth episode in season four, “Testimony.”] Earlier in season four, Madeline Brewer’s Janine went missing. After two episodes without any hints about her fate, The Handmaid’s Tale revealed whether or not the fan-favorite Handmaid survived the bombings in Chicago. The answer, however, is complicated. Midway through the eighth […]

Elisabeth Moss on Portraying Life After Trauma in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 4

[This story contains spoilers to the seventh episode of The Handmaid’s Tale‘s fourth season, “Home.”] Since season one of The Handmaid’s Tale, viewers have been rooting for Elisabeth Moss’ June to escape Gilead. But the starring Handmaid had vowed that she would never leave her first daughter behind. Finally, in last week’s episode, after coming […]

Samira Wiley on ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Reunion She Was Waiting For: “The Missing Part of the Puzzle”

[This story contains spoilers to the sixth episode of The Handmaid’s Tale‘s fourth season.] “We have to find her.” When the star-crossed best friends in The Handmaid’s Tale finally set eyes on one another, those are the first words June (Elisabeth Moss) can offer to Samira Wiley’s Moira. In a state of shock and likely […]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Star and Boss on the Impact of That Midseason Cliffhanger

[This story contains spoilers to the fifth episode of The Handmaid’s Tale‘s fourth season.] Poof … is she gone? The midway point in The Handmaid’s Tale‘s currently streaming fourth season ended on a roller-coaster of a cliffhanger. After five episodes of living on the run as Gilead fugitives, former Handmaids June (Elisabeth Moss) and Janine […]