The Handmaid’s Tale first premiered in 2017, making the series one of the most loved series of all time. The Handmaid’s Tale is based on the best-selling novel Handmaid’s written by Margaret Atwood. Recently after the release of season 5 last fall, the announcement of the renewal of the show for season 6 was made.
Ever since then, fans are thrilled to know more about the show and its future. It is speculated that there may be major changes in the sixth season. Although any change does not necessarily mean bad, the fans are not too bothered about the changes concerning season 6. The only concerning thing is that there is no specific date till which we all have to wait to see what these changes are. As we are aware that curiosity kills the cat, hopefully, we will have some official news regarding the wait time before fans get impatient.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6: When is it set to air?
The Handmaid’s Tale is known to release new seasons annually but after the COVID-19 pandemic hit, the entire schedule was altered. After the release of the third season, there was a two-year gap between the release of the fourth season. The difficult time of the pandemic is over now and production is back on schedule, so we can expect the sixth season by the end of 2023, which is more or less than a year after the release of the fifth season. There is no official announcement regarding the official release date but it will soon be updated.
The Handmaid’s Tale season 6: What can be expected to be the plot?
The Handmaid’s Tale is a Hulu Original with relevant themes like tyranny, feminism, revolt, and mutiny. The series is set in the not so far future, portraying June Osborne played by Elizabeth Moss, struggling to live under Gilead’s, which was previously known as North America, rough rule. Set in a world with rising environmental pollution and STDs and related problems like decreasing rate of fertility at a high pace, an extremist group who refer to themselves as the Sons of Jacob has been spreading their new rules of the world like a toxin across the suffering country.
June is a Handmaid in the series and we first see her while she is living in the mansion of Commander Fred Waterford who is played by Joseph Fiennes and the wife of Commander Serena who is played by Yvonne Strahovski. Among other things that June and Gilead had to do as a handmaid, there was a monthly ceremony that had to be performed, in which June and her Commander Fred Waterford have sex to conceive a child for the Commander and his wife.
The Handmaid’s Tale: Who is the potential cast?
As there is no official cast list yet, we expect the entire cast member of The Handmaid’s Tale to be back. following is the list of cast members:
- Elisabeth Moss as June Osborne
- Yvonne Strahovski as Serena Joy Waterford
- Madeline Brewer as Janine
- Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia
- O-T Fagbenle as Luke
- Max Minghella as Nick
- Samira Wiley as Moira
- Bradley Whitford as Commander Lawrence
- Amanda Brugel as Rita
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6: Where can we watch the trailer?
There is no official trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale season 6 yet as there is no official announcement regarding the release date but Hulu is expected to start promotion of the series with the release teasers and a trailer by mid-2023 if they decide to release the series by the end of 2023.
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