If you were looking forward to The Handmaid's Tale Season 4, we have an exciting news for you since on July 26, 2019, Hulu officially confirmed that the dystopian fiction drama had been renewed for another television round. The decision on renewal was announced in the 2019 TCA press tour and has immediately appeared on the series' official Twitter page. No specific release date for the fourth season has been announced so far. But still, it's evident that The Handmaid's Tale Season 4 is set to premiere in 2020.
The Handmaid's Tale had a huge success within the two previous seasons. Yet talking about Season 3, it seems that most of the viewers remained dissatisfied, given their reception. On Rotten Tomatoes, The Handmaid's Tale Season 3 holds a score of 6.85/10 and a 80% approval rating from critics, while viewers have rated the recent season at only 3 out of 5 and have given a 49% rating. If we take a look at another media aggregator, Metacritic, we see the same picture, with a score of 67/100 and 5.9/10, among critics/viewers, respectively. Needless to say that The Handmaid's Tale is keeping a high score on IMDb, 8.5/10 based on over 128,000 votes.
The Handmaid's Tale Season 4 Release Date
As mentioned above, no words had been said about a specific release date for the fourth season of The Handmaid's Tale. Nonetheless, it's evident for us that there are only two possible scenarios for the upcoming premiere, given the current schedule of the series. As a result, in our opinion, The Handmaid's Tale Season 4 is set to premiere on April or June 2020. You know that the two seasons of three were scheduled for April, while the last one was set to premiere in June, that's why we think so.
However, we want you to take into account that the data about the likely release date for The Handmaid's Tale Season 4 are nothing but our forecast on the subject. We are tracking down all the official reports which arrive from Hulu. As soon as the broadcaster announces a particular date, we will update this section. So guys, stay tuned for updates. We will keep you informed.
The Handmaid's Tale Summary
The story takes place in the gloomy near future and is set in fictional totalitarian state Gilead, which is located on the American soil. Art, theatre, social movements, and everything we used to consider civilization is forbidden in Gilead, excluding maybe churches. Women have no rights, while their mission is only motherhood. Each violation of law is subject to the death penalty. Borders are closed, though people know that somewhere behind the walls the democracy prospers.
In spite of such severe laws, the elite lives as they like. The country is full of brothels where the military officers and politicians enjoys lavish lifestyle. Talking about the women discriminations, they can't even study, read, own property, and the only way to survive is only become the wife of a commander or his handmaid.
The story centers on June Osborne, a young woman who was captured while attempting to escape to Canada, and now thereby she is forced to work as a handmaid, who is assigned to the home of the Gileadan Commander Fred Waterford.