Hulu Greenlights Fifth Season of The Handmaid’s Tale
During today’s Walt Disney Investors Day presentation and ahead of the fourth season premiere, Walt Disney Television Chairman of Entertainment Dana Walden confirmed The Handmaid’s Tale has been renewed for a fifth season at Hulu!
The Handmaid’s Tale comes to Hulu from MGM Television and is created, executive produced and written by Bruce Miller. The show is executive produced by Warren Littlefield, Elisabeth Moss, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears, and Ilene Chaiken. Margaret Atwood serves as a co-executive producer for season three of the series. MGM serves as the international distributor for the series.
Since its premiere in April 2017, The Handmaid’s Tale has gone on to become the first series ever on a streaming video-on-demand service to take both the Golden Globe and Emmy Award for Best Drama Series. The Handmaid’s Tale is an eight-time Emmy Award-winning drama series and has garnered more than 30 prestigious awards to date, including a 2018 Peabody Award. The series has gone on to become the streaming service’s most-viewed series debut and it’s most critically successful to date.
Seasons 1, 2, and 3 are already available for streaming on Hulu. Season 4 is set to premiere sometime in 2021.