Will or not it’s the ultimate season?

(Pocket-lint) – The Handmaid’s Story will formally return for a fifth season, and it could be the sequence’ closing installment, in line with Hulu.

Right here is every little thing you’ll want to know concerning the new season, together with when it is anticipated to reach, who would possibly come again to reprise their roles, and extra. There’s additionally a teaser on the backside of this characteristic.

Handmaid’s Story season 5: What to know

There are spoilers under.

Season 5 will probably comply with within the aftermath of [spoiler] June murdering Commander Fred Waterford (Joseph Fiennes) in season 4’s finale and her life in Canada. Having stated that, whereas June might have escaped Gilead on the finish of the final season, there are nonetheless others attempting to go away the totalitarian nation who might change into a story focus.


It looks like teen handmaid Esther Keyes (McKenna Grace) may need a big position. The actress hinted as a lot to Hollywood Reporter: “I really feel like there’s just one June. However there may be the entire insurrection and there are all of those different ladies. So, there’s one June and I supposed there’s one Esther as nicely! We’ll see what she will get as much as into the subsequent season”, stated Grace.

“I’ve no clue, however I’ve hopes . . . I feel she [Esther] undoubtedly might be a part of this insurrection and the brand new technology of Handmaids. She’s going to trigger fairly a stir”.

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Handmaid’s Story season 5: Last season?

Season 5 could possibly be the ultimate season. A Hulu government advised to Deadline that talks had been underway about how you can finish the dystopian present:

“The success of The Handmaid’s Story stays paramount for us”, stated Hulu’s head of originals Jordan Hellman. “That stated, what can be most essential to us is that we shut out that present in [a] artistic style that feels natural so we’re in fixed communication, actually proper now, speaking with Bruce [Miller], Lizzie [Moss] and Warren [Littlefield], about what one of the best ways to finish The Handmaid’s Story … We have not landed on a solution . . . I think about we’re going to have the ability to reply that query within the coming months”.

Handmaid’s Story season 5: Launch date

  • Launch date: Wednesday 14 September 2022 in US

The fifth season of The Handmaid’s Story is launched with the primary two episodes on 14 September 2022 within the US. One episode can be launched weekly following this date.

At the moment, there isn’t a phrase on when The Handmaid’s Story is likely to be be launched within the UK, although season 4 arrived round two months within the UK after the US so we might see it seem in mid-November.

Handmaid’s Story season 5: The place to stream


The Handmaid’s Story returns to Hulu. Like the primary 4 seasons, you’ll be able to watch the fifth season on the Disney-owned video streaming service.


The Handmaid’s Story will come to Channel 4 when it arrives within the UK.

Handmaid’s Story season 5: Solid and crew

You may count on the next solid and crew for season 5:

  • Elisabeth Moss as June Osbourne
  • Yvonne Strahovski as Serena Pleasure Waterford
  • Alexis Bledel as Dr Emily Malek
  • Madeline Brewer as Janine Lindo
  • Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia Clements
  • OT Fagbenle as Luke Bankole
  • Max Minghella as Commander Nick Blaine
  • Samira Wiley as Moira Strand
  • Amanda Brugel as Rita Blue
  • Bradley Whitford as Commander Joseph Lawrence
  • Sam Jaeger as Mark Tuello
  • McKenna Grace as Esther Keyes
  • Zawe Ashton as Moira’s girlfriend Oona
  • Clea DuVall as Emily’s spouse, Sylvia
  • Charlie Zeltzer as their son Oliver
  • Max Minghella as Commander Nick Blaine Sophie Giraud
  • Genevieve Angelson as Mrs Wheeler

Reportedly, Christine Klo has been solid within the new season as a brand new character named Lily. In keeping with Deadline, Lily is “a Gilead refugee who now’s a pacesetter within the Canada-based resistance motion”. Lily will “enter the story as a pacesetter within the resistance who’s no stranger to perilous conditions”. She has been described as a former Martha.

Handmaid’s Story season 5: Trailers

There’s a trailer for season 5 of The Handmaid’s Story, in addition to a teaser for the present. You may watch the trailer under.

Beneath is the teaser.

Handmaid’s Story season 5: How you can catch up

To actually be ready for season 5 of The Handmaid’s Story, you’ll want to watch seasons one by means of 4. Sorry, there isn’t any skipping these and having the ability to perceive and revel in the brand new season. You may watch the primary 4 seasons on Hulu within the US. It begins at $6.99 monthly and might be canceled at any time.

Within the UK, you’ll be able to stream the primary 4 seasons on Prime Video.

It’s also possible to purchase the seasons on Amazon:


What’s the greatest streaming machine in your TV? Our prime suggestion is the Amazon Hearth TV Stick 4K Max. Additionally glorious are the Google Chromecast with Google TV, the Roku Specific 4K, the Apple TV 4K and the Amazon Hearth TV Stick.

Writing by Maggie Tillman. Enhancing by Britta O’Boyle.

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