The Handmaid's Tale is an American dystopian drama web television series created by Bruce Miller, based on the 1985 novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood. It was ordered by the streaming service Hulu as a straight-to-series order of 10 episodes, for which production began in late 2016. The plot features a dystopian future following a Second American Civil War wherein a totalitarian society subjects fertile women, called a Handmaid into child-bearing servitude.
The first three episodes of the series premiered on April 26, 2017; the subsequent seven episodes aired on a weekly basis every Wednesday. In May 2017, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered on April 25, 2018.
Actors: Joseph Fiennes
Format: Box set, Color, NTSC, Widescreen
Language: English (DTS 5.1), French (DTS 5.1)
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Number of discs: 4