The Handmaid's Tale Headlines

  • 'The Handmaid's Tale' star Yvonne Strahovski on cut rape scene: 'It was a bit too much'

    In season 2 of The Handmaid’s Tale, Serena Joy (Yvonne Strahovski) caused a lot of heartache and experienced plenty herself — especially in the season finale. But as starJoseph Fiennes revealed recently, Serena narrowly escaped another terrible event: The writers originally wanted Fiennes’ Commander Waterford to rape his wife during their visit to Canada, but Fiennes refused to film the scene. In an interview with EW’s Chasing Emmy podcast, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama nominee...

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  • Why 'How do I look?' is one of the hardest questions to answer

    Continuing her series tackling socially unacceptable questions, Christine Manby asks if it's ever OK to ask someone how you look

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  • The music of 'The Handmaid's Tale' provides 'ironic counterpoint' to show's dark themes

    The second season of “The Handmaid’s Tale” was brought to a close with a moment of cathartic violence. But one could argue the star of the scene wasn’t Alexis Biedel’s handmaid Emily but instead a voice offscreen: Annie Lennox. With Emily fearing for her life, the sound of Lennox’s symphonic pop...

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  • Why ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Star Ann Dowd Says Every Woman Has Felt Like ‘A Second-Class Citizen’

    Ann Dowd says the the politics of the show are “as old as time” which is why the message resonates with its audience. Come back every weekday at 12:00 p.m. EST to watch People Now streaming live from the Meredith offices in New York City. Get the absolute latest in celebrity news, real-life people stories & the best of fashion and food. Want even more? Watch clips from yesterday’s People Now.

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  • Ann Dowd Talks Filming Her Brutal ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Finale Scene With ‘Sweet’ Alexis Bledel: ‘Give Me a Good Shove!’

    The Handmaid’s Tale season one and two is streaming on Netflix now. Come back every weekday at 12:00 p.m. EST to watch People Now streaming live from the Meredith offices in New York City. Get the absolute latest in celebrity news, real-life people stories & the best of fashion and food. Want even more? Watch clips from yesterday’s People Now.

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  • Ann Dowd: Aunt Lydia 'Would Make Mincemeat' Of Sarah Huckabee Sanders

    "The Handmaid's Tale" star also said her character would have Donald Trump "figured out" immediately.

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  • Why are protesters dressing like The Handmaid's Tale? – explainer

    Women's rights protesters have  been wearing the red cloak and white bonnet made famous in the TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale during demonstrations against Donald Trump and Mike Pence in the US and for abortion rights across the world • How The Handmaid's Tale dressed protests across the world Continue reading...

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  • How The Handmaid's Tale dressed protests across the world

    The red-and-white costume from Margaret Atwood’s novel has been donned by women from Ireland to Argentina Continue reading...

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  • ‘Sinner’ back with same detective, new case

    "The Sinner," USA Network's sleeper hit starring Jessica Biel as an amnesia-prone murderess and victim, was intended as a limited series when it premiered last summer. A psychological thriller wrapped in a murder mystery dipped in a detective drama, the show was a critical success, garnering top Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. The show's surprise success was followed by another surprise - announcement of a season two. The series returned Wednesday, Aug. 1,...

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  • Ann Dowd Talks The Handmaid’s Tale’s Dramatic Season Finale & What’s to Come in Season 3 on People Now — Watch the Full Episode

    Your latest celebrity news and top headlines for August 2nd on People Now. Come back every weekday at 12:00 p.m. EST to watch People Now streaming live from the Meredith offices in New York City. Get the absolute latest in celebrity news, real-life people stories & the best of fashion and food. Want even more? Watch clips from yesterday’s People Now.

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  • TV's boom-and-bust cycle: why shows are hot … and then suddenly not

    With on-demand services and competing streaming sites viewers are at liberty to twist rather than stick with TV shows. But are they missing out and what does it do to television? It feels as if we are in a period of boom and bust in TV. It’s definitely boom time in terms of the amount of new shows being produced – more than 520 in 2018 – but the bust comes from how quickly those shows go from critically lauded to seemingly laboured. In the golden age of TV, big shows have tended to have a slow...

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  • WATCH: 'Handmaids' protest VP Pence outside cybersecurity event in NYC

    Protesters wore costumes inspired by the book and Hulu series, "The Handmaid's Tale."

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  • How the Left’s Insistence on the Handmaid Metaphor is a Misguided Tale

    The media really needs to stop trying to make Atwood happen. The post How the Left’s Insistence on the Handmaid Metaphor is a Misguided Tale appeared first on RedState.

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  • The Handmaid's Tale recap: season 2, episode 10 – the cruelest twist yet

    The Waterford’s Macbeth-like pact culminates in a horrific assault on June – but the ‘surprise’ that follows is possibly worse Spoiler alert: this recap is for people watching The Handmaid’s Tale, series two, on Channel 4 in the UK. Please do not add spoilers from later episodes. Well, now what’s Offred going to do? We know she doesn’t evade capture for long, because there’s a series three. Has this knowledge irked you as much as it has me? Continue reading...

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  • The Handmaid's Tale recap: season 2, episode 9 – the lady's not for turning

    The incongruity of Gilead was set against the real world when the Waterfords visited Canada, but Serena’s resolve remained unbroken Spoiler alert: this recap is for people watching The Handmaid’s Tale, series two, on Channel 4 in the UK. Please do not add spoilers from later episodes. How exciting to see the incongruity of Gilead set against the real world. And what a coincidence that not only is it Fred who is chosen to visit Canada, but the exact bit of Canada where Luke and Moira live. That...

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