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Based on the roles she played both on television and on the big screen the last thing you probably want to do is get on Ann Dowd’s bad side. Especially if you were a frequent viewer of HBO’s “The Leftovers,” which rapped its third and final season last month, or have gotten hooked on Hulu’s masterful “The Handmaid’s Tale” that just released its final episode of the season. Continue reading Ann Dowd Talks Connecting With Evil In ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ And Believing Nora In ‘The Leftovers’ [Interview] at The Playlist.

The first season of Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” was released on the streaming service today, but show runner Bruce Miller is already at work in the writer’s room on season two.  In an interview with The Playlist, executive producer Warren Littlefield revealed some details about season two. According to Littlefield, production will begin in September and end next February.  Additionally, unlike the first season which featured just 10 episodes, season two will be 13 hours. Continue reading ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Season Two Will Have 13 Episodes, Will Reed Morano Return? at The Playlist.

If you haven’t watched the first season of “The Handmaid’s Tale” which just released its 10th and final episode on Hulu today, you have missed out on, arguably, the best new show of 2017. Bruce Miller’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s classic 1985 science fiction novel proved to have unexpected relevancy in these perilous times. Miller had already found a way to bring a modern context to the material, but the surprise results of November’s election and the Trump administration and GOP’s intent on rolling back rights across the board have made the final product feel a little too close to home. Continue reading ‘Handmaids Tale’: Producer Warren Littlefield On Finale, Says Show A ‘Call To Arms’ In Trump Era [Interview] at The Playlist.

Over the past couple few weeks, something remarkable happened: Netflix revealed they are human. The streaming super giant canceled two high profile shows, “Sense8” and “The Get Down,” a decision that made waves, given the company’s goals to program as much original content as possible. For those paying attention, the move wasn’t entirely surprising, with founder and CEO Reed Hastings recently saying he wanted Netflix to cancel more shows and take bigger risks. Continue reading Netflix’s Rivals Cheer Cancellations, Exec Explains Why ‘Sense8’ & ‘The Get Down’ Got Axed at The Playlist.

Although it was commissioned long before the events of the last six months saw an admitted sexual harasser enter the White House, clearly there was something in the water to make “The Handmaid’s Tale” arrive on TV at the exact right time. Margaret Atwood’s novel about a dystopian future where America has entirely subjugated its women under a Christian fundamentalist leadership was initially published in 1985, and adapted into a film in 1990, but has never felt more relevant than when it arrived on Hulu last week, a few months into the Trump administration Fortunately, the government of the possibly-mentally-addled man-baby is too incompetent to actually form Gilead (though if Pence takes over…), but the Reed Morano-directed show is giving us a glimpse into what that terrifyingly plausible future could be, and in the process winning some of the best reviews of the TV year so far (here’s ours). Continue reading ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Renewed For Second Season At Hulu at The Playlist.