How Covid-19 Changed Season 4 of The Handmaid’s Tale

Hulu's acclaimed drama returns April 28, with fewer characters onscreen

Star Elisabeth Moss took on directorial duties for the first time this season. Hulu

The Handmaid’s Tale had just begun filming its fourth season last March, when production on the series was shut down for six months due to the pandemic. And when the first three episodes of Season 4 debut April 28 on Hulu, Covid-19’s effects will continue to reverberate in the drama.

@kelseymsutton Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.