To The Surprise Of No One, Handmaid’s Tale Will Return For A Fourth Season

To The Surprise Of No One, Handmaid’s Tale Will Return For A Fourth Season

You don’t just scoop up metric buttloads of Emmy nominations and call it a day, after all. Not when there’s a sequel in the works!

Praise Be: Margaret Atwood Is Writing A Sequel To The Handmaid's Tale

Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale won’t be the only property expanding Margaret Atwood’s dystopian world. The author has announced that she’s finally writing a sequel to her iconic novel, called The Testaments, and says it’s partially inspired by everything going on in our society today.

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During Hulu’s presentation for the Television Critics Association today, the streaming service confirmed that we’re going back to Gilead for a fourth season of June’s trials and tribulations. There are three episodes of the currently-airing third season left to go, which presumably means even wilder odds for her to survive are on the way.

Even as the series finds itself in a bit of a familiar rut in its third season, it isn’t surprising that Hulu is not yet ready to call time on Handmaid’s yet. As Variety notes, Hulu alleges that the series is the most-watched show — including both original programming and other shows on the platform — it has on offer right now.

With new material from Margaret Atwood on the way in the form of a sequel to her 1985 dystopian classic, set to release this September, the only real surprise would be Hulu calling time on June right now.

We’ll bring you more on Hulu’s plans for Handmaid’s Tale as we learn them. The Handmaid’s Tale is available in Australia on SBS On Demand.