‘The Testaments’: An Update On Hulu’s ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Spin-Off

ET Canada | 1/18/2020 | Staff
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Blessed be the fruit.

Craig Erwich, Hulu’s SVP of Scripted Originals, offered an update on “The Handmaid’s Tale” spin-off, “The Testaments”, at the streaming service’s Television Critics Association winter press tour on Friday, sharing that the creative team is hard at work.

Rights - Testaments - €? - Novel - Erwich

“We’ve acquired the rights to “The Testaments”, which … is an incredible novel,” Erwich said. “Ultimately, [“Handmaid”‘s creator] Bruce [Miller], [executive producer] Warren [Littlefield] and [Elisabeth Moss] are trying to figure out what is the best way to take the real estate and the creative landscape of that novel and weave it into The Handmaid’s Tale and where it fits in the universe. But we’re thrilled to have Margaret [Atwood’s] next work.”

It was announced in September that Hulu and MGM were developing a “Handmaid’s Tale” sequel series, based on Atwood’s follow-up, “The Testaments”. The novel was published in September.

Testaments - Years - Events

“The Testaments” is set 15 years after the events...
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