The second season of the American series The Handmaid’s Tale is from the 26th of april in the Netherlands. The Dutch release is thus only one day after that in the United States, made Videoland Thursday known.
The story is based on the classic novel by Margaret Atwood. The Handmaid’s Tale is set in the near future and tells about the life in Gilead, a totalitarian society in the remnants of the war-torn United States. By environmental pollution are still a few women who are fertile and drops the birth rate. Women who are still fertile are to be stripped of all their rights and even get a new name.
The series was in september, with eight Emmy’s award and won in January, a Golden Globe award for best drama series. Actor Elisabeth Moss won a Golden Globe for her role as Offred. The second season includes thirteen episodes.
Videoland put the first two episodes of the new season on april 26, online. Then every week on Thursday a new episode is added the day after broadcast in the United States.