The Handmaid’s Tale returns to Hulu for its fifth season, and viewers will finally get to see what happened to June Osborne after the events of the previous season. The drama is set in the fictional state of Gilead, a dystopia for women in which they are oppressed and forced into reproductive responsibilities by a religious organization. The story follows June, a maidservant who struggles against persecution and tries to save herself and her sisters.
Season 5 picks up where Season 4 left off, with June brutally murdering her abuser, Commander Fred Waterford, and being taken by Moira to safely escape the border. June’s emotional choice has put her in a difficult situation. Everyone wonders, “What will happen to her now?”
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The release date for The Handmaid’s Tale season 5 has been investigated.
Season 5 of The Handmaid’s Tale will premiere on Hulu on September 14, 2022. Hulu will air the first two episodes on the date indicated, with the remaining episodes to follow in weekly installments. The following is the release schedule for the show’s fifth season:
- The first episode of Season 5 will air on September 14, 2022.
- The second episode of Season 5 will air on September 14, 2022.
- Episode 3 of Season 5 will air on September 21, 2022.
- Episode 4 of Season 5 will air on September 28, 2022.
- 5th episode of season 5: October 5, 2022.
- Episode 6 of Season 5 will air on October 12, 2022.
- Episode 7 of Season 5 will air on October 19, 2022.
- Episode 8 of Season 5 will air on October 26, 2022.
Don’t forget to watch Hulu every Wednesday for the next seven weeks to see new episodes of The Handmaid’s Tale season 5. New episodes will be released on the streaming platform at 12pm ET or 3pm ET.
What can we expect from season 5?
Season 5 will feature a fight between June Osborne and Serena Waterford, the devastated widow of Fred Waterford. Serena prepares her revenge after her husband’s murder last season. The season 5 recap is as follows:
“June is dealing with the repercussions of Commander Waterford’s assassination, while trying to restore her identity and purpose. Serena, a widow, tries to boost her profile in Toronto as Gilead’s influence spreads. Commander Lawrence teams up with Aunt Lydia in his efforts to rebuild Gilead and rise to power. June, Luke and Moira continue their effort to rescue Hannah and reconnect while fighting Gilead from afar.”
Showrunner Bruce Miller adapted Margaret Atwood’s bestseller The Handmaid’s Tale for television. Since its debut on Hulu in 2017, the series has been one of the most watched series. Nina Fiore, John Herrera, Kim Todd, Joseph Boccia and Lisa Clapperton produce the show.
The Handmaid’s Tale has received a number of accolades, including the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Series and the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama. It’s still one of Hulu’s most-watched series, and Season 5 promises to keep viewers happy. The fifth chapter of the dystopian drama series will be released on September 14, 2022.