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The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2 Trailer Is Out

We got The Handmaid’s Tale season two trailer, and it looks as bleak and terrifying as you might expect. Hulu also announced an April 25 release date–the season will begin with a two-episode premiere. The trailer provides a fairly thorough look at what’s ahead for this adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s classic, so check it out.

Margaret Atwood Receives Backlash For #MeToo Opinions

Speaking of Margaret Atwood, the author experienced social media backlash for her opinions on the #MeToo movement, and for signing an open letter last year calling for due process for a University of British Columbia professor facing allegations of sexual misconduct. Atwood wrote on both subjects in a piece entitled, Am I a Bad Feminist? for The Globe and Mail.

Carrie Brownstein’s Memoir To Be Adapted

Carrie Brownstein’s memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, is going to be adapted for a Hulu series. Hulu ordered a pilot episode of Search and Destroy, which is currently in development. Brownstein, Portlandia co-creator and Sleater-Kinney guitarist, will write, direct, and executive produce the series.