When will the next episode of The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 premiere on Hulu? Continue reading to find out.
This fall season seems much more promising than ever for all these new major streaming networks. As the new season of the Emmy-winning series The Handmaid’s Tale began to stream on Hulu, fans were quick to tune in and speculate about the potential new plotlines with interesting theories, as well as anticipate the various twists and turns that June Osborne will have to face in the show. The tagline alone is quite catchy, stating, “Some sins can’t be washed away.”
This is enough to hype up the fans who have tuned in to watch the show since the very first episode. If you are one of those who wants to get clarity and a head start about the potential release date of the next episode, then look no further! as we’ve compiled all of the relevant information on the new episode of The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 to remove all your worries. To uncover all of your answers, keep reading until the very end.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Episode 6 Release Date and Time Slot
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Episode 6, titled, Together, is all set to release on October 12, 2022, at approximately 9 p.m. PT/12 a.m. ET on Tuesday nights or very early Wednesday mornings if you’re on the east coast. The runtime of each episode is approximately 41-65 minutes.
The official Twitter handle of the show confirmed that the episodes are now available to stream on a weekly basis, quoting, “All smiles over here because a new episode of #TheHandmaidsTale is now streaming.” Take a look at the post below:
All smiles over here because a new episode of #TheHandmaidsTale is now streaming. pic.twitter.com/pfVfeUZWnG
— The Handmaid's Tale (@HandmaidsOnHulu) October 5, 2022
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Episode 6: What to expect in the new episode?
According to Hulu, the official description of the sixth episode states, “June and Luke’s mission puts them in serious jeopardy. Serena senses a threat from her benefactors. “Lawrence and Nick make a shocking power move.” The official promo of 2:58 minutes was released on October 5, 2022, which gave a brief glimpse into the plotlines of the episode. It is exciting to see how the events will transpire in the new episode after five episodes.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Plot
The official synopsis of Season 5 highlights June facing the consequences of killing Commander Waterford while struggling to redefine her identity and purpose. The widowed Serena attempts to raise her profile in Toronto as Gilead’s influence creeps into Canada. Commander Lawrence works with Nick and Aunt Lydia as he tries to reform Gilead and rise to power. June, Luke, and Moira fight Gilead from a distance as they continue their mission to save and reunite with Hannah.
Moreover, back in July 2021, McKenna Grace, who plays teen handmaid Esther Keyes, talked to The Hollywood Reporter about talking about the possibility of her character becoming “the new June”. She said, “I feel like there’s only one June. But there is the whole rebellion and there are all of these other girls. So, there’s one June and I supposed there’s one Esther as well! We’ll see what she gets up to into the next season. I have no clue, but I have hopes.”
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Cast and Crew
The main cast members who will reprise their roles are Elisabeth Moss will reprise her leading role as June Osborne, and the other members of the main cast, Madeline Brewer, Max Minghella, Yvonne Strahovski, O. T. Fagbenle, Samira Wiley, Bradley Whitford, Ann Dowd, and Amanda Brugel will return as they were featured in the official announcement of Handmaid’s Tale Season 5. Moreover, some new characters are portrayed by Mckenna Grace, Zawe Ashton, and Reed Birney.
The Handmaid’s Tale is produced by MGM Television and executive produced by Bruce Miller, Warren Littlefield, Elisabeth Moss, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears, Eric Tuchman, Yahlin Chang, Rachel Shukert, Sheila Hockin, John Weber, Frank Siracusa, Steve Stark, and Kim Todd. The series is internationally distributed by MGM.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5: A quick recap of the season so far
Episode 1: Morning – September 14, 2022: The official synopsis of the episode states, “June confronts the consequences of killing Fred. A scared Serena makes an unexpected decision.:
Episode 2: Ballet – September 14, 2022: The official synopsis of the episode states, “June struggles to move on with her life in Toronto. Serena plans an elaborate memorial. Aunt Lydia and Janine prepare Esther for her first posting as a Handmaid.”
Episode 3: Border – September 21, 2022: The official synopsis of the episode states, “June and Moira join a rebel outpost. As a pregnant widow, Serena tries to restore her status. Aunt Lydia questions her strict methods of dealing with Handmaids.”
Episode 4: Dear Offred – September 28, 2022: The official synopsis of the episode states, “June fights her need for violent revenge as Serena settles into her new role in Toronto. Rattled by Janine, Aunt Lydia makes a surprising suggestion to Lawrence.”
Episode 5: Fairytale – October 5, 2022: The official synopsis of the episode states, “June and Luke embark on a dangerous quest. Serena gets to know her new hosts.”
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Official Trailer
The official trailer of the new season was released on the official Hulu YouTube channel on August 24, 2022, which reflects the plot of the show, which is set in a dystopian America ruled by the theocratic Republic of Gilead. Comprised of religious fundamentalists, this new America views women (now known as “handmaids”) as property with one sole purpose—to reproduce. Based on Margaret Atwood’s best-selling novel, this story centers around one handmaid, June Osborne (Elisabeth Moss), and her relentless fight for freedom.
The Handmaid’s Tale: Where to stream the series?
Right now, you can watch The Handmaid’s Tale on Hulu and Hulu Plus with a selection of membership tiers from which viewers can pick according to their preferences. The first four seasons are available on Hulu in the United States. It costs $6.99 per month and is cancelable at any time. The series can also be streamed by renting or purchasing on Vudu, Google Play, iTunes, and Amazon Instant Video based on the location of the viewer.
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