The Handmaid’s Tale is coming to Hulu, and there is new news about the start of the series. Reed Morano has been tapped to direct the first three episodes of the drama series.
Hulu shared this news in a new press release. Check that out below:
Today Hulu announced Reed Morano will direct the first three episodes of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale.
– Reed Morano will direct the first three episodes of Hulu Original’s The Handmaid’s Tale, an ongoing drama series based on the award-winning, best-selling novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood.
– The Handmaid’s Tale comes to Hulu from MGM Television and is created, executive produced and written by Bruce Miller, with Warren Littlefield, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears, and Ilene Chaiken serving as executive producers. Atwood is a consulting producer for the series. Morano will also serve as an executive producer on the first three episodes.
– Morano was named one of Indiewire’s 20 Best Breakthrough Directors of 2015 for her critically acclaimed directorial debut Meadowland. In addition to directing, she DPed the movie which earned her an Independent Spirit Award nomination. Morano has been directing select episodic television including AMC’s HALT AND CATCH FIRE and Showtime’s BILLIONS while prepping her next features to direct in early 2017. As a DP, Reed is a regular on the festival circuit with numerous films at Sundance over the past 8 years including The Skeleton Twins, Kill Your Darlings, Shut Up and Play the Hits and the Academy Award nominated Frozen River. She is repped by WME.
The Handmaid’s Tale will premiere on Hulu in 2017 with production scheduled to begin this fall. Do you plan to check out this Hulu series? Tell us what you think.