Season Two Of 'The Handmaid's Tale' Is Set To Premier This April: Some Hints On What To Expect
The web television series The Handmaid's Tale, produced by Bruce Miller, is based on the novel of the same title by Margaret Atwood.
The series premiered in April 2017 with three episodes and an additional seven episodes making the season one a total of ten episodes. Hulu has announced that season two will premiere on April 25th with a double bill episode.
A summary of season one and the movie plot
The series is set in the near future where there is a drastic decrease in fertility rate due to sexually transmitted diseases and environmental pollution.
After the second civil war, the government of Gilead takes over the United States. At this time, a law is passed that forbids women from working, reading, holding money, or owning property. Due to infertility, the few fertile women are sold as ‘handmaids’ into elite households and forced to bear children for their masters and their wives.