The Handmaid’s Tale returns for its third season on June 5th


Last May, we learned that Hulu’s spectacularly dystopian The Handmaid’s Tale would be returning for a third season, and last week’s Super Bowl gave us a tease — now, Hulu is confirming that the award-winning drama will debut on June 5th.

That’s when the first three episodes of the show will arrive, assuming you’re still willing to grit your teeth and bare the torture and mutilation the series makes its women endure — in exchange for, occasionally, the barest glimpse of hope that they might escape and survive a totalitarian United States where they are torn from their children and turned into sex slaves to produce more for families favored by the government.

Or an eerily plausible cautionary tale of what might happen in a world where…

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