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Friday, June 7, 2019


(Right: Elizabeth Moss)

On Monday June 10, 2019, on M-Net 101 at 22h00, a grim new season of The Handmaid’s Tale starts. Season 3 continues to be driven by titular handmaid June, played by Elisabeth Moss. Based on the award-winning, best-selling Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, The Handmaid’s Tale explores a harrowing future in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly part of the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birth-rate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state.

In Season 3, we find June’s resistance to the regime taking centre stage, after opting not to flee to Canada with her baby at the end of Season 2. Evermore resolute, our heroine finds that striking back against her oppressors is a struggle she must face against overwhelming odds: there will be startling reunions, betrayals and a journey to the terrifying heart of Gilead which will force all characters to take a stand, guided by one defiant prayer: "Blessed be the fight.”

(Left: Yvonne Strahovski)

The critically acclaimed series stars Golden Globe and Emmy® winner Elisabeth Moss, Golden Globe nominee and Emmy® winner Ann Dowd, Golden Globe and Emmy® nominee Yvonne Strahovski, Emmy® winner Alexis Bledel, Emmy® winner Samira Wiley, SAG nominee Madeline Brewer, Emmy® nominee Joseph Fiennes, SAG nominee O-T Fagbenie, and SAG nominee Max Minghella.

(Right: Samira Wiley)

Additional cast for Season 3 includes: Golden Globe nominee Bradley Whitford (Get Out), Emmy® nominee Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) and Emmy® nominee Elizabeth Reaser (Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Wife)

The Handmaid’s Tale is executive produced by Reed Morano, Bruce Miller, Warren Littlefield, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears, Ilene Chaiken, Elisabeth Moss and produced by Joseph Boccia, Leila Gerstein, Elisabeth Moss and Margaret Atwood. Bruce Miller serves as creator and writer based on the work of Margaret Atwood.

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