The Handmaid's Tale Headlines

  • Hulu to raise price of live TV packages, cut cost of basic streaming

    Netflix isn't the only streaming video company raising prices. Add Hulu to the list. Next month, Hulu will increase the cost of its services that include live TV channels. For example, Hulu with Live TV, a cable-like package with CNN, ESPN and a few dozen other channels, will cost $45 a month, a $5 increase, starting on Feb. 26. Access to Hulu with no ads plus its live TV service will jump $7 to $51 a month. In announcing the price changes, Hulu said it added nearly a dozen channels with live...

  • First 'Level 16’ Trailer Traps Teenagers in a Stepford-Style Nightmare

    Cleanliness is next to godliness, or so the old adage goes, but in the new dystopian thriller Level 16 cleanliness is next to something much more sinister. Set in a mysterious school where teenage girls are trained to be the stereotypical ideal of a proper young lady -- "clean girls" above all -- by the Stepford-meets-Femme-Dom headmistress Miss Brixil (Sara Canning), Level 16 unfolds a tense dystopian tale of terror spun from a society built around upholding "feminine virtues". When friends...

  • ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Helmer Reed Morano Signs With CAA

    EXCLUSIVE: CAA has signed Reed Morano, the director, producer, and cinematographer best known for directing the MGM/Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale. Morano last year won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series along with the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, making her the first woman to receive both awards the same year. She was also the first woman in 22 years to win the Emmy in that category, for the series. She signed

  • Hulu subscriptions grew 48% in 2018

    The number of Hulu subscribers rose 48 percent to more than 25 million last year as viewers tuned in to popular shows such as "The Handmaid's Tale," the streaming service announced last week. The subscription numbers cover paid memberships for Hulu's on-demand streaming service and its live-TV plans in the United States. "Consumers have spoken loudly about their desire for more choice and control in their TV experience," Hulu CEO Randy Freer said in a statement. "They are seeing the enormous...

  • Killing it: Sandra Oh’s rise from ‘quota’ Asian to Hollywood star

    For the Canadian/Korean actor, hosting tonight’s Golden Globes is part of a lifelong mission towards full representation of Asians on our screens In 1993, Sandra Oh, who plays the eponymous MI6 agent in the hit TV show Killing Eve, went to the cinema to see The Joy Luck Club. Wayne Wang’s film about four Chinese immigrant mothers and their American-born daughters had a big impact on the young Canadian-Korean actor. An adaptation of Amy Tan’s 1989 novel, it left her “shuddering, weeping

    the Guardian