Hulu is adapting Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Story'

Hulu is adapting Margaret Atwood's 'The Handmaid's Tale'

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Taking a cue from Netflix, Hulu is not slowing down with its unique programming. Immediately, the streaming service introduced that it is ordered a full collection adaptation of The Handmaid’s Story, Margaret Atwood’s seminal sci-fi novel. It facilities on a totalitarian society the place the delivery fee is falling, and fertile ladies are positioned in sexual slavery as “handmaids” to assist humanity repopulate. Elisabeth Moss (Mad Males, Prime of the Lake) will star as Offred, a handmaid working within the residence of a authorities official named The Commander. Her important objective? To seek out her daughter, all of the whereas making an attempt to cope with her low place in society.

With all the concerns across the Zika virus as we speak, and what meaning for the way forward for human copy, The Handmaid’s Story appears extra becoming than ever. Atwood’s unique novel gained a slew of science fiction awards, and it stays top-of-the-line explorations of feminine id in fiction. The present might be led by Bruce Miller, who beforehand wrote for The one hundred (one other current dystopian story), Alphas and Eureka.

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