Posted on Saturday, January 11th, 2020 by Fred Topel
The Handmaid’s Tale producer Warren Littlefield was at the Television Critics Association winter press tour for a Fargo season four panel. As Hulu and MGM recently acquired the rights to adapt author Margaret Atwood’s recently published sequel The Testaments, we asked Littlefield if the two shows could run concurrently on Hulu, but it sounds like the sequel will actually follow the end of the other. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 by Ben Pearson
Last year, award-winning author Margaret Atwood announced that she was writing a sequel to her acclaimed novel The Handmaid’s Tale. It’s called The Testaments, and it’s also set in the oppressive religious community of Gilead but told from the perspectives of several characters instead of being in the head of the first book’s protagonist, June (aka Offred). The Testaments hits bookshelves next week, and today multiple reports have confirmed that Hulu and MGM, the companies behind the Emmy-winning TV version of The Handmaid’s Tale, are also developing the sequel for Hulu – though it’s still unclear whether this will be worked into the existing show, or if it will be a separate show altogether. Read More »
Praise be: The Handmaid’s Tale is getting a sequel.
More than 30 years after the publication of her seminal dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood is working on a sequel that will be published in fall of next year. Titled The Testaments, the sequel will be set 15 years after Offred’s final scene in the 1985 novel and will be narrated by three female characters.
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