The Handmaid’s Tale” isn’t easing up to attract more viewers. That’s one of the points of creating a dystopia — to take our current reality and stretch it into frightening possibilities. If Bledel and Moss were last year's awards darlings, Strahovski seems poised to join them this year. We now know, of course, that her name is not Offred, but June. Handmaid's was too capital-I important, and too intellectual, to be pulpy and cheap.
Audra Schroeder is the Daily Dot’s senior entertainment writer, and she focuses on streaming, comedy, and music. However, while Moss is still very much the lead, Season 2 feels a bit more like an ensemble, with Yvonne Strahovski and Alexis Bledel at the forefront. Last seen: Stepping into a van for parts unknown, delivering one last piece of narration: "Whether this is my end or a new beginning, I have no way of knowing.