The Handmaid's Tale

Abortion bans: how Margaret Atwood predicted America’s future in The Handmaid’s Tale

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    Margaret Atwood’s The Edible Woman is getting The Handmaid’s Tale treatment

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    Why they made this big change to Serena Joy in The Handmaid’s Tale

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    Handmaid’s Tale fans, here’s what really happens to Ofglen in the book

    Alexis Bledel’s character will return in the third series – but what will she do with baby Nicole? And will she help lead the resistance against Gilead?

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    Amanda Holden is incredibly bored of all those complaints about her cleavage

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    Withholding sex as a form of protesting the abortion ban makes Lucy Mangan deeply uncomfortable – and she wants women to think bigger

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    Samira Wiley teases what’s next for Moira in The Handmaid’s Tale

    “Some of the most extraordinary things happen under trauma, to human beings in general, but specifically to women in this show,” says Wiley.

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    The director of The Handmaid’s Tale has pulled her new television show out of Georgia

    Reed Morano and Kristen Wiig have become the first producers to stop filming in the region after the state legalised draconian new abortion restrictions.

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    Handmaid’s Tale fans, this changes EVERYTHING we thought we knew about Gilead

    Resistance knows no borders.

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    The Handmaid’s Tale: the real life events that inspired Margaret Atwood’s dystopian drama

    Think Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale is fictional? Think again.

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    The Handmaid’s Tale 3: what will happen in the third series of the dystopic nightmare

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    The Handmaid’s Tale season 3 trailer teases an explosive new alliance

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    Elisabeth Moss just addressed the parallels between Scientology and The Handmaid’s Tale

    “The Handmaid's Tale lines up so perfectly parallel with my own beliefs,” explained the actress, who has been a member of the Church of Scientology since childh

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    This TV show attracted the most complaints of 2018

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    Yvonne Strahovski acknowledge the irony of falling pregnant on The Handmaid’s Tale

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