Is the anticipated finale season officially on the way or not? Here is everything we know about The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6.
After the events of the fifth season finale, which ended with the theme of “Some sins can’t be washed away,” the core audience was left wondering if The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6 would soon return to the screens. Unfortunately, as the months pass, it seems like fans will have to wait a little longer because the pre-production stage appears to be ongoing and no major updates have been disclosed, which is surprising given that the series was greenlit for a sixth season on September 20, 2022, ahead of the fifth season premiere, which has been a long time!
Despite everything, we understand that it typically takes about six months to film the content, plus some time for post-production to complete the episodes according to the show creators’ preferences. With the current status of the series, we regret to inform you that filming has not yet begun! According to what we’ve heard over the last few months, The Handmaid’s Tale won’t begin production until at least this summer. This pretty much confirms that the final season will not return in March 2023, as previously reported.
At this point, everything relating to the potential release date is speculative, but based on the pattern, we suspect the network is planning an early 2024 release at the time slot of midnight ET and 3 a.m. PT on Hulu and other streaming platforms based on users’ locations. Given that the most recent season was released in September 2022, there is a similar year gap as before. Of course, this is just pure conjecture, and fans should wait and keep an eye on the show’s social media handles for all the latest details and updates.
In the meantime, we recommend our readers stream the last season to be up to date with the story, which will cover all the crucial plotlines to conclude the story with a lasting ending after being on air for more than six years. In the fifth season, much to fans’ concern June once again faces consequences for 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.
Later, 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. In the end, under threat, June must find a way to keep herself and her family safe from Gilead and its violent supporters in Toronto. On Rotten Tomatoes, the fifth season earned positive reviews from 81% of 27 critics, with an average rating of 7.55/10. On the other hand, Metacritic scored 63 out of 100, indicating “generally positive reviews.”
The main cast members are expected to reprise their roles include Elisabeth Moss, Bradley Whitford, Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, O-T Fagbenle, Samira Wiley, Ann Dowd, Madeline Brewer, Amanda Brugel, and Sam Jaeger. “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.
Take a look at the official trailer, which highlights that the series is adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood. The Handmaid’s Tale is the story of life in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States. Offred (Elizabeth Moss), one of the few fertile women known as Handmaids in the oppressive Republic of Gilead, struggles to survive as a reproductive surrogate for a powerful commander and his resentful wife.
While you wait for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6 to return on Hulu, keep up with Web News Observer for more latest updates and catch up on previous seasons.