In September 2022, Hulu renewed the multi-award-winning The Handmaid’s Talea a sixth and final seasonwhich will put an end to the dystopian drama.

The series created by Bruce Miller, is based on the 1985 novel written by the prolific poet, novelist and literary critic, Margaret Atwood, and with Elisabeth Moss as protagonist and executive producer.

The most recent news confirms, ahead of the start of filming of the final season, that Moss will participate as director of some episodes. Previously, Moss directed three episodes of season 4, and another three of season 5. In the final season, he will direct four episodes: the premiere and episode 2, as well as the penultimate episode and the series finale..

Filming will begin this summer.

In an interview with TVLine, Moss explained about the final season:

“The last season is pretty wild, honestly. It definitely has the energy of the last season. It's big and wild, it goes to a lot of different places and it's very, very surprising throughout.”

The executive producers, Yahlin Chang y Eric Tuchman will be showrunners for the final season, replacing Bruce Miller, who was showrunner from seasons 1 to 5. Miller is developing The Testamenta spinoff of Handmaid’s Tale based on the 2019 novel by Margaret Atwood.

It is expected that The sixth and final season of The Handmaid's Tale will premiere in 2025. Hulu broadcasts it in the US, and Paramount Plus in Mexico and the rest of Latin America.

In addition to Moss, the main cast includes Yvonne Strahovski, Max Minghella, Bradley Whitford, Madeline Brewer, OT Fagbenle, Samira Wiley, Ann Dowd, Amanda Brugel, and Sam Jaeger.

In 2017, Handmaid’s Tale made history by becoming the first series from a streaming service to raise the Emmy Award as best drama series. In that edition, she also won seven other Emmys, including best leading actress (Moss), Screenplay, Direction, among others. In total, Handmaid's Tale has won 15 Emmy Awards.


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