Sizzling of its groundbreaking Emmy celebrations as the primary TV present from a streaming service to win Excellent Drama Collection, The Handmaid’s Tale is able to go all in on Season 2. Hulu has ordered an expanded second season from the acclaimed drama, which will likely be 13 episodes versus Season 1’s 10. One other massive change is that Alexis Bledel has been elevated to a series regular, that means we’ll be getting much more of Emily/Ofglen/Ofsteven and her backstory. Serving to out with the latter, the present has solid Veep’s Clea DuVall as Emily’s spouse.
Clea DuVall has been solid in the important thing function of Emily’s spouse, Sylvia. DuVall will likely be a guest-star as Emily’s loving spouse, in response to THR, in addition to the co-parent of their younger son. Their storyline will principally seem in flashbacks; because the Gilead takes full management of America, Emily and Sylvia make makes an attempt to flee to Canada, struggling obstacles and roadblocks alongside the best way. As viewers of the present little question know, that does not find yourself understanding for the 2 of them, as Emily is an more and more worse-off Handmaid all through Season 1, however vital particulars about her backstory will greater than doubtless be revealed. With extra tragedy more likely to come, too.
Present televisions followers will doubtless acknowledge Clea DuVall finest from her function as a sequence common on the a number of Emmy-winning comedy Veep. On HBO’s political comedy, DuVall performs the no-nonsense Marjorie, a former member of Selena Myer’s (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) secret service element and later turns into her daughter-in-law. DuVall additionally recurs on AMC’s Higher Name Saul. Her different credit embody Carnivale, Argo, and Lady, Interrupted.
We’re all greater than a little bit inquisitive about what’s in retailer for Emily in Season 2, because it seemed like she was on her strategy to getting executed final we noticed of her. In an try to flee, Emily stole a automobile and ran over a person earlier than finally being captured by guards. Seeing as how the world of Handmaid’s Story pokes one’s eye out for even the littlest of infractions, it appeared like Emily’s days have been numbered. With Alexis Bledel now a sequence common, we’ll must how precisely she bought out of this one. Did she handle to get away with the resistance, or is she shoveling poisonous waste within the colonies? What extra can they do to this poor girl?!
Season 2 of The Handmaid’s Story is presently scheduled to premiere someday in 2018, with no official launch date but introduced. Nevertheless, there’s nonetheless a number of nice TV to get by means of till 2018 and you’ll be taught all about it with our fall TV season premiere guide. For all of the TV exhibits and films arriving on Hulu in November, try our handy list here. Be certain that to stay with CinemaBlend for all of your TV information updates!d