Variety reported, Bradley Whitford has been cast in the Season 2 of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale.’
Whitford is set to play Commander Joseph Lawrence, who’s the architect of Gilead’s economy. His character is a genius and described as intimidating although he can be kind as well.
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“The Handmaid’s Tale” returns with its second season in April. Adapted from the Margaret Atwood novel of the same name, the series takes place in the dystopia of Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted fundamentalism in its militarized “return to traditional values.” As one of the few remaining fertile women, Offred (Elisabeth Moss) is a Handmaid in the Commander’s household, one of the caste of women forced into sexual servitude as a last desperate attempt to repopulate the world.