TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale' renewed for season 2

TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale' renewed for season 2

TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale' renewed for season 2

Today at the Hulu Upfront Presentation at Madison Square Garden Theater, the company announced that the streaming service has picked up Marvel's Runaways in its first series order with Marvel Television.

If you're watching "The Handmaid's Tale", you probably have plenty of questions.

Hulu premiered The Handmaid's Tale, which is based on the Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, on April 26.

Those who have read the book have noticed that the first three episodes of Hulu's version, which all premiered last week, were already somewhat different from the original.

Author Margaret Atwood herself might help us explore that world; she recently hinted (well, in a roundabout meta-fictional sort of way) at new material in a Handmaid's Tale audiobook.

The Handmaid's Tale takes place in totalitarian Gilead, where fertile women, called handmaids, are forced to bear children for society's elite.

In Canada, season 2 of the show will air on Bravo.

Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss plays the main character, Offred who narrates the story of her life through flashbacks and what is now happening.

There's no timetable for when the second season will be released (though 2018 is likely), or any details on what storylines and characters it will include, but there are a whole lot of rumors floating around. The show also stars Joseph Fiennes (Shakespeare in Love), Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls), Yvonne Strahovski (Chuck) and Max Minghella (The Mindy Project).

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