The Handmaids Tale is an Acclaimed dystopian drama series. The series is based on the 1985 book of the same name by author Margaret Atwood.
Bruce Miller is the showrunner of the series for Hulu. The Handmaid is the best in the class show, with the first season getting eight primetime Emmy awards. The show revolves around the dystopian country Gilead. A country where women are stripped of their rights and are forced into sexual slavery.
The production for season four is put on hold for the moment
The Hulu series was moving ahead with filming, but unfortunately, the production has to be suspended. The show star and lead Elizabeth Moss took to Instagram on Sunday to share the news. The actor who is set to make her directorial debut with the award-winning and highly acclaimed show.
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Hey guys:) we shut down production of season 4 in order to preserve the health and safety of our cast and crew and join the world in an attempt to flatten the curve. This show is my life and this cast and crew is my family. Nothing is more important than making sure they and everyone around them is safe. We hope to be back in production as soon as it’s safe to do so. In the meantime stay safe and healthy and take care of yourselves. So much love from our family to yours ❤️💃🏼❤️
She, in the post, said that the team was putting the shoot for the show on hold. The suspension came in the light of the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic that has got over a million infected and over 50 thousand dead.
In the post-Elizabeth mentioned the reason as “to preserve the health and safety of our cast and crew and join the word in an attempt to flatten the curve.”
She also said that they would resume production as soon as it is safe to do so. The actor also added that its time to stay safe and healthy.
What do we know about the release date and cast for season 4?
With the above declaration, it is confirmed that the release date, which is not announced yet, is sure to be delayed. Fans have to wait for a long time, maybe until early 2021, before they see June again on the screen.
As for the cast, Elizabeth Moss will be playing the role of June Osborne, O.t Fagbenle as Luke, Alexis Bledel as Emily, and Ann Down as Aunt Lydia. All will be returning for the fourth season.