Whitford is set to take on the role of Commander Joseph Lawrence, ““the architect of Gilead’s economy, who is gruff and intimidating, with a disheveled mad genius vibe. His sly humor and flashes of kindness make him a confusing, mysterious presence for his newest Handmaid.
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The Handmaid’s Tale features a cast that includes Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, Samira Wiley, Alexis Bledel, Ann Dowd, Max Minghella, Madeline Brewer, O-t Fagbenle and Amanda Brugel. Its 13-episode second season is set to get underway on Hulu on April 25th with the release of two episodes, followed by subsequent episodes every Wednesday.
Adapted from the classic novel by Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid