The Handmaid's Tale season two already looks totally terrifying

Take Five  Hulu		Elisabeth Moss as Offred

While there might be another while until the actual release, Hulu is teasing the upcoming season with some seriously spooky images.

"We are lucky enough to have Marisa Tomei in episode No. 2" of The Handmaid's Tale second seasons, creator Bruce Miller announced Sunday at TCA. Based on Margaret Atwood's 1985 novel, The Handmaid's Tale is set in a patriarchal dystopian version of America, now called Gilead.

Moss was joined by writer Bruce Miller and executive producer Warren Littlefield at the panel.

The second season of The Handmaid's Tale is due to air in April on Hulu. The Handmaid's Tale actually won Best Drama Series in a category that was filled with top TV shows this year.

This season's telling tagline of "Gilead is within you" takes on endless layers of dark implications for June, who the show's finale left in the most dire and uncertain of situations.

The Handmaid's Tale premieres Wednesday, April 25 on Hulu. But one face is noticeably absent: Alexis Bledel, who starred as Ofglen, Offred's shopping partner/co-conspirator, in the first season.

After spending so much time in Gilead, it'll be interesting to see what's been happening outside of the confines of the dystopian city that Offred found herself trapped in during the first season.

"She's even better in season 2, if you can believe it", he said. "We certainly had many, many, many discussions about that but also thinking about how would it change someone's mindset or how they think about these things having lived through a period where the birth rate went to two percent".

In her Golden Globes acceptance speech this month, Moss read an excerpt from Atwood's novel, dedicating the award to the author and other women. And of course, moments like the one in which a character holds up a sign that says "Resist" serve to draw an even sharper parallel between this show's dystopian future and the current political and social hellhole in which we now find ourselves.

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