It is Serena vs. June on The Handmaid’s Story Season 5, and it may be a bitter battle to the end line.
Hulu on Thursday unveiled a extra in depth have a look at the season forward, teasing the aftermath of June’s fateful resolution to homicide Commander Waterford.
Serena is understandably furious about what transpired.
Regardless of her and Fred’s evident points, she nonetheless liked him, and it seems to be like she’ll be utilizing the grieving widow angle to win herself some favor with onlookers.
Merely put, this seems to be like probably the most pivotal season of the sequence thus far, and it is all right down to the simmering rigidity between these two ladies.
Gilead doesn’t need to again down and the optics of a handmaid killing a commander will not be one thing they may brush beneath the rug.
Sadly for June, meaning trying over her shoulder and pondering what her subsequent transfer could possibly be.
There have been questions on whether or not Gilead’s abhorrent methods will make a transfer to different locations, and if the trailer is any indication, it might.
One scene, specifically, exhibits Aunt Lydia declaring that new methods are on the horizon, and that might imply something on this present.
Elisabeth Moss and Yvonne Strahovski look poised to show in career-best performances in a robust season about penalties.
One other scene showcases June with a gun on the street after seemingly bumping into her former captor, and we should always in all probability put together for the worst.
No matter meaning for our key gamers, I do not know. We’ll must tune in to seek out out when the sequence returns on September 14 on Hulu.
“June faces the results for killing Commander Waterford whereas struggling to redefine her identification and objective,” reads the official logline.
“The widowed Serena makes an attempt to lift her profile in Toronto as Gilead’s affect creeps into Canada,” it continues.
“Commander Lawrence works with Aunt Lydia as he tries to reform Gilead and rise in energy.”
“June, Luke and Moira battle Gilead from a distance as they proceed their mission to save lots of and reunite with Hannah,” the logline concludes.
Along with Moss and Strahovski, The Handmaid’s Story stars Bradley Whitford, Max Minghella, O-T Fagbenle, Samira Wiley, Ann Dowd, Madeline Brewer, Amanda Brugel, and Sam Jaeger.
As beforehand reported, Alexis Bledel won’t be again.
The star, who has performed Emily for the reason that sequence premiere, revealed her resolution to depart final month.
“After a lot thought, I felt I needed to step away from The Handmaid’s Story at the moment,” Bledel mentioned in an announcement.
“I’m endlessly grateful to [showrunner] Bruce Miller for writing such truthful and resonant scenes for Emily, and to Hulu, MGM, the forged and crew for his or her assist.”
Take a look at the trailer beneath.
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