This article will provide an overview of what you need to know about the season 5 release date, plot spoilers, and the cast list for the new season! Get to know everything about The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5.
What is the release date of the handmaid’s tale season 5?
Hulu has not set a release date for the new season of The Handmaid’s Tale yet.
The streaming service renewed the drama for season 5 in December 2020. They announced it during a presentation to Disney investors. It happened months before season 4 even started.
The Handmaid’s Tale seasons are usually released about a year apart. The first three seasons were released in 2017, 2018, and 2019. Season 4 of your favorite TV show was delayed because there was a coronavirus pandemic. It premiered in April 2021.
The show may be back in April 2022. They had to stop filming because they needed to follow health and safety laws. The producers still want the show to come back though.
What is the plot of the handmaid’s tale season 5?
In The Handmaid’s Tale tv show, June met with Fred Waterford. She thought he was leaving for Zurich. But she did not want him to get free. So she did something, but we don’t know what yet because this is only season four and there are more episodes to watch.
June approached Mark while he was jogging and asked him to drive her somewhere. When they got there, Commander Lawrence said that if they delivered Fred, Gilead would free 22 women who had been captured while working for the resistance.
Mark agreed and Fred was leaving for Zurich, but he was arrested. Commander Lawrence drove him to “no man’s land.” Commander Lawrence then gave him to Commander Nick Blaine.
Nick took Fred into the woods. When they were there, Nick kissed June and then left. June removed Fred’s handcuffs and then told him to run away from the women who came out of the woods.
He ran away and June and the other handmaids chased him. Fred fell and they started beating him up.
In the morning, June got in her car to go home. She had blood on her face and it was quiet. When Luke saw the blood, he knew that she had done something bad. He was very sad and cried a lot.
In the detention center, Serena is working on her computer. Outside, a mail worker opens a package addressed to her. Outfalls Fred’s wedding ring … and his finger.
Who will be starring in it
The cast of The Handmaid’s Tale season 5 will be led by Elizabeth Moss. She was once Offred during her time as a handmaid in Gilead.
The show has not confirmed if anyone else is coming back, but it is probably true that Yvonne Strahovski will come back as Serena Joy Waterford. She does not know her husband is dead.
You may see Joseph Fiennes again. He is the commander that died, but he will be in flashbacks. The showrunner said that he will come back.
Other cast members likely to appear in season 5 include:
- O. T. Fagbenle as Luke Bankole, June’s husband
- Samira Wiley as Moira Strand, June’s best friend
- Alexis Bledel as Dr. Emily Malek, a former handmaid
- Max Minghella will play the role of Commander Nick Blaine on “The Handmaid’s Tale.” He is a former driver for the Waterfords and also June’s lover.
- Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia Clements, a woman who oversees the handmaids
- Madeline Brewer as Janine Lindo, a recaptured handmaid who has one eye
- Bradley Whitford as Commander Joseph Lawrence, a high-ranking Gilead official, and June’s last commander
- Amanda Brugel as Rita Blue, the Waterfords’ former Martha now living in Canada
- Sam Jaeger as Mark Trello, U.S. government official in Canada
- Jordana Blake as Hannah Bankole, June and Luke’s daughter
- Stephen Kunken as Commander Warren Putnam, Janine’s former commander
- Ever Carradine as Naomi Putnam, Warren’s wife
- Mckenna Grace as Esther Keyes, the former wife of a commander and now a handmaid
In The Handmaid’s Tale, we see a lot of flashbacks. Many people from the past show up. This includes Holly Maddox—June’s mother; Sylvia, Emily’s wife; and Alma—a handmaid. Bahia Watson is Brianna. Edie Inkster is Aunt Elizabeth. Jeananne Goossen is Aunt Ruth. Zawe Ashton is Oona, Moira’s ex-girlfriend. Amy Landecker is Mrs. MacKenzie, Hannah’s assigned mother.