The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Release Date, Cast, Plot and More

It’s been a long wait for season four of The Handmaid’s Tale, but the dystopian drama will finally return for UK fans tomorrow night on Channel 4.

On June/last Offred’s appearance, she had managed to board all of Gilead’s kids into Canada before being shot by a Gilead soldier and transported to safety by her fellow handmaidens.

With season four’s premiere set to follow on from season three’s riveting cliffhanger, I’m sure we’re all keen to find out whether June makes a full recovery and manages to flee Gilead once more to join her family.


There was a lengthy wait for season four, but it was well worth it, according to critics and the show’s chief producer, who praised the new season as “patience rewarded.”

The Handmaid’s Tale season 4 review is a must-read before the current series (and there are no spoilers here!).

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The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4

The Book of the Handmaids On April 28th, Hulu in the United States released Season 4 of The Handmaid’s Tale.

Continuing the story of June Osborne’s rebellion against Gilead, the new episodes see her face additional dangers and obstacles as she attempts to retaliate against the evil empire.

Those who rule Gilead are threatening to engulf June and wreak havoc on the lives of those closest to her.

As June searched for more rebels to join her cause in the Chicago combat zone in episode 5, the story took on a few new twists.

Season 4, Episode 6 Summary and Predictions 

The following is a list of our predictions and inquiries –

It’s evident that Janine left the small rebellion group to join June, but would the two men who were named in the series appear again in the story? (Brad and Stephen). After the bombing, will Stephen look for Janine?

What will happen to Aunt Lydia now that she’s back in charge of the Handmaids? Her need for a purpose seemed to have led her thus far. ” We’re left wondering how she plans to get June back.

Will Nick leave his station to search for June in the midst of the heavy bombardment? We don’t think he’ll let go of the rumours that June is still alive.

When is The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4’s UK Release Date?

CONFIRMED: Season four of The Handmaid’s Tale premieres on Sunday, June 20 at 9 p.m. on Channel 4.

The fourth season of The Handmaid’s Tale premiered on Hulu in the United States on April 28th.

However, the first three episodes of the Disney-owned streaming service premiered a day early, a surprise move for the show’s devoted fans.

Ahead of the June release date, Channel 4 has revealed that UK audiences can follow Offred’s adventure on All 4.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the premiere date of The Handmaid’s Tale season four has been postponed from autumn 2020 to 2021.

The restart of manufacturing will take place only after a mandated two-week quarantine period for all parties concerned, Whitford stated at the end of August 2020.

What is Commander Joseph’s Ultimate Plan in The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 ? 

Will he try to undo the damage he’s done in Gilead now that he’s back on the council, as he suggested to June? Since time immemorial, Joseph has always opted for the “moral” path in the most unusual of ways.

Now that Moira has located June, what will she do? When Moira wants June back in Chicago, will June leave Gilead knowing that her kid is still there?

Because if she can’t find her friend Janine, June has still more reason to stay. Alternatively, can June persuade Moira to join her cause?

Who’s in the Cast for The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4?

We haven’t heard for sure which of the original cast members will return, but Elisabeth Moss as June looks like a lock to come back.

Despite the fact that she received a possibly fatal wound in the season three finale, the trailer for season four shows that June is alive and eager to resume her mission to save the children of Gilead.

An aunt Lydia played by Ann Dowd is among those who will be returning, along with the likes of Yvonne Strahovski.

Samira Wiley and Max Minghella and O-T Fagbenle and Amanda Brugel and Bradley Whitford.

It was recently announced that The Haunting of Hill House’s McKenna Grace would join the cast as Mrs. Keyes.

The brilliant and religious teenage wife of a much older Commander who uses her calm and devout appearance to disguise what Deadline describes as a “inner struggle, even insanity.”

What will Happen in The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4?

Taking place in a dystopian future version of the United States, The Handmaid’s Tale depicts Gilead.

A totalitarian country in which women are compelled to serve as “handmaids” and give birth to the leader’s offspring.

A group of children were rescued by plane at the end of the third season, but June (Elisabeth Moss) was gravely injured in the process and carried away by her fellow handmaids.

Serena Joy also persuaded her husband Fred Waterford to come to Canada to face war crimes charges.

But in return he exposed her own cruel deeds (and in the process disclosed that Nichole isn’t his biological daughter, her real father is Nick).

Will Season 4 be the Final Season of The Handmaid’s Tale?

Warren Littlefield, executive producer of The Handmaid’s Tale, hinted at several more seasons at the Television Critics Association press tour.

The next season has already been confirmed. For him, “The Testaments” by Margaret Atwood is a “narrative that carries us 15 years into the future,” hence he has not planned for Season 4 to be the series’ final season.

“As far as I know, there’s no way we’ll be done before the end of [Season 4]. Nonetheless, I think it would be a good idea to leave the audience wanting more and then transition into The Testaments, which would be wonderful.”

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 4 Trailer 

Season four of The Walking Dead has been teased in a new trailer released by Hulu. June is wearing a yellow sweater and a blue baseball cap instead of her traditional red handmaid’s gown.

There is radio mention of the resistance. Everything points to this being the season in which June’s retaliation picks up steam.

First, we learned that June is still alive, after being shot in the head last season, and that she plans to rescue more children from Gilead’s cruel dictatorship in this trailer.

In the clip, an adamant June declares, “We’re just getting started,” as she seeks to gather an army of handmaidens to wage war against the country.

In the clip, Aunt Lydia declares June “beyond redemption,” implying that she intends to fight back.

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The Handmaid’s Tale is an American television series based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel of the same name, which was written by Bruce Miller.

Following the Second American Civil War, a totalitarian society imprisons fertile women, known as “Handmaids,” and forces them to bear children for the sake of the ruling class.

Ensemble cast members include, but aren’t limited to: Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, Alexis Bledel, Madeline Brewster, Ann Dwight-Dowd, O. T. Fagbenle, Max Minghella, Samira Wiley, Amanda Brugel and Bradley Whitford.