The Handmaids return for another spine-chilling set of episodes. Hulu is all ready to give us The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 soon. The third installment commenced recently and shook us all with its finale. As no more episodes return this Wednesday, fans already miss the show and demand to know about its future. Hence, here’s everything you need to know about the fourth season.
Hulu’ ambitious project began back in April 2017 and remained to be one of the top shows on the network. The series follows the leading lady June on a tough journey in Gilead. The character is one of the strongest and most inspiring females on television. To top it all, actress Elisabeth Moss put in all her grace while portraying the role. The Handmaid’s Tale is based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel of the same name.
Will There Be a ‘The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4?’
Fortunately, there will be one. Hulu has already greenlit the series for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4. The renewal was announced in the middle of Season 3 telecasts, July 2019. Fans are super-excited to know what happens next in Gilead. Showrunners are keen to make more of the story and are confident about future installments.
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When Will The Cast Begin Productions?
The third installment of the series came to an end recently. Hence, it’s too soon for the showrunners to even let out a productions date. However, the makers usually take around four months to complete the filming of am installment. Hence, chances suggest that the cast may begin shooting for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 by November 2019. Hulu is yet to confirm the date, although we hope that it starts soon to avoid delay in release.
What Will Happen Next Season?
Season 3 finale of the series ended on a dramatic note. June managed to help dozens of children escape Gilead. However, while they were boarding the flight to Canada, June was shot and ended up severely injured. The installment concluded as the Handmaids carried her away to safety. Will she survive in The Handmaid’s Tale Season 3?
HuluWell, being the protagonist of the show, she has to survive. However, most of the previous season will include her recovery from the injuries. Despite everything, June’s attempts to get her daughter back would never stop. The character will try everything to get Hannah, her fellow handmaids, and herself out of Gilead forever. The journey ahead of Season 3 finale will be tough. However, fans trust that she has the power to do it.
Will Nick Blaine Be In The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4?
Surprisingly, the third installment of the series lacked most of the scenes starring actor Max Minghella as Nick. Most of the scenes with him were cut off from Season 3, and fans had no idea why. The character has been loved for most of his time on screen. Moreover, viewers love the relationship he shares with June. Despite everything, we didn’t see much of him towards the end of the previous installment.
Well, showrunners accept to not including most of the scenes starring Max. They justify that The Handmaid’s Tale has to be a story told from June’s perspective. Hence, as soon as Nick left for Chicago, his story would not be in June’s outlook. Thus, his scenes were cut off. However, the makers assure that Season 4 will surely bring back the actor. They appreciate Max for his acting talents and move on to make a promise that Nick will return soon.
The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4: Premiere Date
Hulu is yet to give us a premiere date. The third installment was a few months late than its April release pattern of Season 1 and Season 2. The telecast of the third one began back in June 2019. Which suggests that we can expect the new installment around the same month as well. Fans will have to wait until mid-2020 to hear anything major about Season 4’s air date.