The Handmaid’s Tale season 4 Release Date, Cast Info, Plot and Plans Revealed for Season 5

The Handmaid’s Tale is an American drama. It is based on a novel written by Margaret Atwood published in 1985 with the same name. It aims at a social issue of a dystopian society after a Second American Civil War wherein women are subject to childbearing slavery. The series airs on Hulu. 

Its first season was aired in April 2017 with ten episodes followed by a second season in 2018 April. It was later renewed for a third season, which premiered on June 5th, 2019. Since then this series has been a favorite an aha a huge fanbase apart from it’d dark concept.


The show received fabulous reviews and also won several awards for it’s an amazing aura, which includes an Emmy for Outstanding series. 

With staggering 8 Emmy’s out of its 13 nominations. Apart from this, it was ranked 25th on The Guardian’s list of the 100 best TV shows of the 21st century. 

The first season of the series received 92% rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 125 reviews, and the following seasons received 89% and 82%, which shows how well received the show has been and hopefully the fourth installment is as well-received as these.


With good reviews, critically praised the acting and a commendable storyline, it wasn’t foolish for the loyal fans to expect for the 4th season.

The show was renewed for a fourth season in July 2019. However, it isn’t likely to be released in the summer of 2020. According to the sources, the production of the fourth season is set to start in March 2020.

So the fans can expect it to arrive around the fall this year. The fourth season could have a plot making way for Atwood’s novel The Testaments. Thus, the fans expecting a series sequel based on that novel.

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Plot

The fourth season’s arc will still be similar to the book’s arc though people have started to say that the show is going beyond the book; it isn’t. It is just taking things slower than portrayed in the book. 

Season four’s story can have an impact on Atwood’s new novel, The Testament in which there are testimonies of Aunt Lydia and two teenage girls called Agatha and Daisy.

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