The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6: Expected release date, cast, plot and everything to know


The Handmaid’s Tale is an American dystopian television series developed by Bruce Miller, based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel of the same name. The streaming site Hulu ordered the project as a straight-to-series order of ten episodes, with production beginning in late 2016. Following the Second American Civil War, a theonomic, authoritarian society confines fertile women known as “Handmaids” to child-bearing enslavement.

While the show addicts are eagerly waiting for the next season of the series, following is everything we know about The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6.

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6: Cast

As of now, we do not have the exact information regarding the official cast list of the upcoming season. Moreover, we think it is safe to speculate that most of the main characters and series regulars of the show are likely to return for another season. Considering the same, check out the potential cast of the season 6 below:

  • Elisabeth Moss as June Osborne / Offred / Ofjoseph #2
  • Joseph Fiennes as Commander Fred Waterford
  • Yvonne Strahovski as Serena Joy Waterford
  • Alexis Bledel as Dr. Emily Malek / Ofglen #1 / Ofsteven / Ofroy / Ofjoseph #1
  • Madeline Brewer as Janine Lindo / Ofwarren / Ofdaniel / Ofhoward / Ofjoseph # 3
  • Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia Clements
  • O-T Fagbenle as Luke Bankole
  • Max Minghella as Commander Nick Blain
  • Samira Wiley as Moira Strand
  • Amanda Brugel as Rita Blue
  • Bradley Whitford as Commander Joseph Lawrence
  • Sam Jaeger as Mark Tuello

Furthermore, it is possible that there could be an addition to the above mentioned cast of the series.

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6: Plot

At this moment of writing, there is no information about the plot of the sixth season. However, we think it is safe to speculate that the upcoming season picks up from where it was let off.

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6: Release Date

The season, which received a renewal in September 2022, was declared to be the series’ last. We may linger on it later, but the writers’ strike has pushed out the publishing date even more. Additionally, I believe the sixth season won’t be released until 2024 due to the recent Actors’ Strike.

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 6: Official Trailer

Currently, the official trailer of Season 6 is yet to be released.