The First Trailer for 'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 Is Bleak As Hell

If you thought Season 1 was intense, just wait until you watch this trailer...

The First Trailer for 'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 2 Is Bleak As Hell
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Hulu has released the first trailer for the second season of The Handmaid's Tale — and, boy, oh boy, does it look bleak AF. The clip previews a return to Gilead and features what looks to be the Colonies, a sort of worker's camp where prisoners are taken. The trailer is set to a spine-tingling cover of Buffalo Springfield’s “For What It’s Worth," further proof that the award-winning series really knows how to make bold musical choices.

Check out the clip below. 

Do you have chills yet? 

Fans of the series, which recently earned three Golden Globe awards and several Emmys last September, will also be pleased to learn that The Handmaid's Tale will hit the streaming service sooner than later: April 25.  

When Season 1 concluded, a pregnant Offred (Moss) was escorted out of the Waterford home and into an unmarked black van, while Moira (Samira Wiley) found newfound freedom in Canada, where she was reunited with Luke (O. T. Fagbenle).

The Season 1 finale also brought Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel to a fitting conclusion, which means show creator Bruce Miller is free to take the plot and character storylines wherever he sees fit. However, an official yet vague synopsis has been revealed: 

"The Emmy-winning drama series returns with a second season shaped by Offred’s pregnancy and her ongoing fight to free her future child from the dystopian horrors of Gilead. 'Gilead is within you' is a favorite saying of Aunt Lydia. In Season Two, Offred and all our characters will fight against – or succumb to – this dark truth."

Are you looking forward to Season 2 of The Handmaid's Tale? What do you want to see go down?

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