The Handmaid’s Tale is in the middle of a Serena storm. Genevieve Angelson, star of The Afterparty, will join Serena (Yvonne Strahovski) in season five of the Hulu drama, which premieres on September 14.
An affluent Canadian who admires Serena and is instrumental in the emergence of Gilead in Toronto will play Mrs. Wheeler, according to TVLine.
The actress confirmed the announcement on Twitter on July 14th, tweeting a photo of herself in the signature teal of the commanders’ wives on Handmaids with the caption: “Blessed be the project reveal @HandmaidsOnHulu season 5 Sept 14”
Angelson, who has been on New Amsterdam, This Is Us, and Blue Bloods will reportedly appear on five episodes of season five.
As Gilead’s influence spreads into Canada, Serena (Elisabeth Moss) will be trying to “boost her profile in Toronto” following the death of her husband, Commander Waterford (Joseph Fiennes), at the end of season four, Hulu reports.
So it sounds like she’ll have some help. Schedule of Upcoming Television Shows in 2022 In the season five teaser, Mark Trello (Sam Jaeger) warns June, “A handmaid killing her commander—Gilead is not going to let that stand.”
On the other hand, June accuses Serena of milking the death of the Commander for sympathy because “she knows the world is watching.”The last confrontation between June and Serena is shown in the teaser trailer, with June pulling out a revolver.
Our fight is about to begin. The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 5 will launch on Hulu on September 14th at 9 p.m. ET.
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