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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 […]

Alexis Bledel Leaves Hulu’s ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ After Four Seasons

Season five of The Handmaid’s Tale will proceed without one of its key players. Alexis Bledel announced Friday that she’s departing the Hulu series after four seasons. Bledel won an Emmy in 2017 and earned three more nominations for playing Emily, a former handmaid turned resistance fighter. “After much thought, I felt I had to […]

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 […]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Adds Christine Ko for Season 5 (Exclusive)

The Handmaid’s Tale is adding to its cast for season five. The Emmy-winning Hulu drama has cast Christine Ko (Dave) in a key recurring role for the coming season, which is in production in Toronto and slated to premiere later in the year. She’ll play a character named Lily, a Gilead refugee who now is […]

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Showrunner Bruce Miller Renews Disney Overall Deal

The Handmaid’s Tale showrunner Bruce Miller is solidifying his future with Disney. Miller has inked a new, multiple-year overall development deal with Disney-backed ABC Signature and Hulu for his White Oak Pictures banner. Sources note the rich deal is for three years. This is Miller’s second overall as a result of Emmy winner The Handmaid’s […]

Emmys 2021: Where to Stream the Nominated Series

If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, we may receive an affiliate commission. Regardless of which series wins the most awards, it’s the streaming services that are dominating the 2021 Emmys. Though WarnerMedia’s HBO and HBO Max together nabbed a total of 130 nominations, Netflix scored 129 nods, […]

Emmys: ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘Hacks’ Directors Talks Character Deaths and Wearing Multiple Hats on Set

Liz Garbus and Lucia Aniello open up about their creative processes.

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Director Liz Garbus on Bringing Her Documentarian Eye to Season Finale

Liz Garbus, who has built her career as a documentarian tackling true crime, voter suppression and the justice system, made her first foray into directing scripted television with the season-four finale of The Handmaid’s Tale — and was subsequently recognized with an Emmy nomination, her seventh (she’s won twice before). Garbus, who this year also […]

‘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 […]

Hulu’s New Head of Scripted Explains the Streamer’s “Curatorial Function”

Disney+ has Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar and National Geographic. And as Hulu’s recently promoted head of originals Jordan Helman sees it, his platform is a home for other curated content from across the Disney fold — including FX on Hulu, ABC and Freeform — as well as its own with awards players The Handmaid’s Tale […]

‘Bridgerton,’ ‘Lovecraft Country’ and ‘WandaVision’ Among Shows to Earn ReFrame Stamp

A record number of television shows have earned the ReFrame Stamp, a distinction doled out to productions that have achieved gender-balanced hiring. Among the newly stamped shows are Bridgerton, The Handmaid’s Tale, WandaVision, Lovecraft Country, The Flight Attendant, Hacks, Pose, Black-ish, PEN15, The Underground Railroad and I May Destroy You. The news was announced today by […]

Emmys Polls: Who Should Win the Drama Categories?

A slew of newcomers and awards-season favorites are among the Emmy nominees in this year’s drama series categories. Every year eight shows compete for the best drama series in the Emmys, with last year’s winner being Euphoria. Meanwhile, six actors and six actresses will be competing for performing drama awards. This year’s roster for best […]