The handmaid

Handmaid’s Tale is a fictional show based on totalitarianism towards women in Gilead, situated in New England. The show is an adaptation of a best-selling novel of the same name written by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. The unique storyline and the depiction of dictatorship over women and how they overcome all the obstruction are mind-boggling. Furthermore, the Hulu series is proven to be a big hit, and the good news is the fans will get to have another enthralling season. So move ahead to know about the release date & cast of The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4.

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Moreover, the teaser for season 4 recently dropped and left its fans in anticipation regarding the release date, cast, and much more.  Therefore, this article has brought you everything you need to know about the upcoming season.

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The Handmaid’s Tale season 4: Release Date & Cast

Handmaid’s Tale Season 3 – Recap

In season 3, viewers saw June embark upon a mission of rescuing 52 children who were kidnapped by Gilead. Initially, the mission seemed nearly impossible as rescuing a child or two would be easy, but we are talking about 52 children here. Moreover, there were few obstacles, but the plan was working out, giving hope to its viewers.


However, soon the hope turned into sadness as Aunt Lydia started to suspect that June has planned to escape. Finally, June escaped but was badly injured; fans are in anticipation of knowing whether she will live or die. Well, this mystery will only unravel once season 4 hits the screens.

Nonetheless, season three taught us that everything falls into place if you are determined to do something. However, you might face some obstructions along the way, but they only make you stronger for what’s coming next.

The Handmaid’s Tale season 4: Expectations

Being the first-ever streaming show that has won the Emmy award for Outstanding Drama and several more awards like the Golden Globe Award for the Best Television Series-Drama, there’s no stopping for this show now.  The show’s creators are way ahead as they have confirmed that the series will resume for its fifth installment. Thus, the expectations for the upcoming installment are getting higher. Here’s the season 4 teaser.

Furthermore, with a great development in the plotline as June successfully rescued 52 kids, fans are in anticipation as to what will happen next as the kids were kidnapped from their houses by Gilead. This time it might turn into a world war as the Canadian government will not rest until they punish all the guilty. With all this happening, the audience might finally come to know about Nick’s true identity, which might be bad for his already shaken bond with June.

The Handmaid’s Tale season 4: Release Date & Cast

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Sadly, despite all the announcements that season 4 is resumed and there will be a fifth season, the makers still didn’t confirm the fourth season’s release date.  However, the shooting is nearly finished, and speculations are being made that the new season will hit the screens by the winter season of 2021. Therefore, to keep the engine going, we have shortlisted the main cast of season four. So, what are you waiting for? keep scrolling to know who’s going to reprise their roles:-

  • The leading lady, Elisabeth Moss, will be returning as June Osborne.
  • You will also see Max Minghella as Nick Blaine.
  • Samira Wiley will be reprising her role as Moira.
  • Bradley Whitford will be seen as Commander Joseph Lawrence.
  • Joseph Fiennes will be recurring as Commander Fred Waterford.
  • Yvonne Strahovski will also be reprising her role as Serena Joy Waterford.
  • You will also see Alexis Bledel reprising her role as Dr. Emily Malek.
  • Ann Dowd will appear as Aunt Lydia.
  • O-T Fagbenle will portray the character of Luke Bankole.
  • Madeline Brewer will be seen as Janine.
  • Finally, Amanda Brugel will portray the role of Rita.

Additionally, there has been a new introduction to the cast members. The fans might see Zawe Ashton and Reed Birney. Mckenna Grace will also be seen as an intelligent teenage girl who marries a much older commander.

Frequently Asked Questions:


Will There Be a Handmaid’s Tale season 4?

Hulu confirmed that the show is resumed for season 4, and it was being said that the fourth season will premiere by Autumn 2020. However, the shooting was delayed due to an ongoing worldwide crisis, because of which the makers decided to shift the release date. Therefore, season four is expected to be released by the winters of 2021.


Where can I watch The Handmaid’s Tale season 4?

The Handmaid’s Tale season 4 will be officially released on Hulu. However, it is expected that later it will also be available on other streaming platforms such as Amazon Prime. Moreover, if you want to catch up on the previously released season, you can watch them on Hulu and Amazon Prime.


Will, there be a season 5 of The Handmaid’s Tale?

Yes, there will be a season 5 of The Handmaid’s Tale confirmed by Elisabeth Moss in a short message to her fans while revealing the story behind it. Ever Since this announcement by the leading actress of the show, fans are jumping with joy. Moreover, the fourth season is about to hit the screens in 2021, and the fans already know that there will be one more season after that, so the excitement is doubled.



This is all we have got in season 4 of The Handmaid’s Tale. Don’t lose your hope for June as she has always been a true survivor and with Elisabeth Moss reprising her role for season 4, it is a hint that her character is not dying anytime soon. Not at least for the beginning of season 4. Hopefully, this article provided you with all the information you were seeking.

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