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EXCLUSIVE: 'The Handmaid's Tale' Boss Teases Expanded World in Season 2

Written by  Entertainment Tonight

The Handmaid’s Tale made a huge splash with fans and critics alike, earning 13 Primetime Emmy nominations last Thursday.

“It’s incredible to bring it to life and have people discover it,” executive producer Bruce Miller tells ET, adding that the recognition is “a testament to the work of the cast and the crew.

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Alexis Bledel Returning to 'The Handmaid's Tale' as Series Regular in Season 2

Adapted from Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel, the Hulu original series tells the story of women placed in servitude -- and subjected to ritualized rape in order to stave off infertility -- shortly after the fall of the U.S. government to a totalitarian and Christian fundamentalist government known as Gilead. At the center of this near-future dystopian saga (and the audience’s narrator) is Offred (Elisabeth Moss), a woman caught while trying to flee to Canada and eventually forced to become a handmaid in the household of Commander Fred Waterford and his wife, Serena Joy (played by Joseph Fiennes and Yvonne Strahovski).

Following a successful first season, which ended on a particularly defiant note with the handmaids refusing to beat on of their own and Offred arrested, everyone’s eagerly waiting to find out what season two will bring us.

Read more at Entertainment Tonight

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