The Handmaid’s Tale season three is drawing to a close on Hulu with the final few episodes of the show being released within the next few weeks. To ease the loss of the show on our screens, Hulu has officially announced a fourth series of the dystopian drama. Here’s everything we know so far about the fourth season.
When is The Handmaid’s Tale season 4 released?
There is no official news yet on when The Handmaid’s Tale season four will be released on Hulu.
Express.co.uk will update this article as soon as any news is revealed about the release date.
The previous seasons of the show have been released once a year since 2017.
If the fourth series follows the same pattern as previous seasons, it is expected viewers could see the show in 2020.
WHAT IS THE MEANING BEHIND THE MOUTH RINGS IN SEASON 3?
Who is in the cast of The Handmaid’s Tale season 4?
There has been no news yet about who will be returning for the fourth series of The Handmaid’s Tale.
Barring any dramatic deaths in the final few episodes, it is expected the leading cast will return.
This is expected to include Elisabeth Moss as June Osborne, Yvonne Strahovski as Serena Joy and Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia.
Other potential returning cast members include O.T. Fagbenle as Luke, Alexis Bledel as Emily and Joseph Fiennes as Commander Waterford.
WHO IS IN THE CAST OF THE HANDMAID’S TALE?
What is the plot of The Handmaid’s Tale season 4?
The Handmaid’s Tale season three is still airing on Hulu so it’s not clear yet what direction the plot will take.
The finale of the third series is likely to give some clues about what directions the characters will be heading in next.
Series three so far has focussed mainly on June Osborne (played by Elisabeth Moss) building up her rebellion in the republic of Gilead.
The latest episode of the series showed her as she begins to help the children of Gilead escape.
Alongside this, Serena Joy (Yvonne Strahovski) and Commander Waterford (Joseph Fiennes) have been attempting to bring June’s baby daughter Nichole back from Canada.
Express.co.uk will keep readers up to date as soon as any hints about season four’s plot are revealed.
WHAT HAPPENED IN SEASON TWO OF THE HANDMAID’S TALE?
Is there a trailer for The Handmaid’s Tale season 4?
No, no trailer has been released yet for the fourth season of The Handmaid’s Tale.
This is because filming has not yet begun and the third series is still airing on Hulu.
When the news was revealed on Twitter, the official account for The Handmaid’s Tale posted a clip from series three showing June with a rebellious smile.
The tweet read: “You did this, Resistors. Praise be. Season Four of The #HandmaidsTale is happening!”
The Handmaid’s Tale season 3 drops weekly on Hulu on Wednesdays and airs on Channel 4 in the UK every Sunday at 9pm.