16 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Handmaid's Tale

16 Behind-The-Scenes Facts About The Handmaid's Tale

The third season of The Handmaid's Tale has indeed provided several dramatic moments. The unveiling of a D.C. Handmaids' costumes may have been the most graphically arresting of the above. But what is the deal with the mouth rings?

Once the Emmy nominees were recently announced, this was no bit surprising that "The Handmaid's Tale" received 21 nominations. However, the truth of the matter is that Hulu drama received ten nominations in the lead roles alone, which was worth mentioning and perhaps a little unpredicted. Except for the people in charge of the show's casting.

The Handmaid's Tale is one of the most popular shows on the air right now, but did you know it's not the first time Margaret Atwood's novel has been adapted for the screen? Over 30 years ago, there was a failed attempt to bring the story to life.

More on that, as well as 15 other behind-the-scenes show facts:

Read below and open up the reality of this famous series.

BEHIND-THE-SCENESP FACTS ELISABETH MOSS DOESN'T WEAR MAKEUP. THE TALE Showrunner Bruce Miller decided against Moss wearing makeup because he felt it would allow the acting to be more direct by making every twitch and twinge visible.


BEHIND-THE-SCENESP FACTS THE SHOW WASN'T A RESPONSE TO THE 2016 ELECTION. THE HANOMAID'S TALE Despite seeming like it's providing commentary on Trump and the 2016 election, the show was actually filmed months before it. CRACKED.COM


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