One of the cruelest yet most interesting characters is Aunt Lydia, played by Ann Dowd.
Season two of Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" will offer a deeper look at the social and political conflicts that led to the Gilead's succession from the U.S. "Plus you see the worlds that you weren't exposed to before: the Colonies, what that whole world is; those who make it to Canada, what happens there; the pregnancy, how that is coming along".
Moss added: "There's more than one way to resist, as well". Season 1 covered the events of Atwood's novel, leaving Season 2exploring totally new story territory. "In episode two, we go to the colonies". "The Handmaid's Tale", which hails from MGM Television, is created, executive produced and written by Bruce Miller.
The Handmaid's resistance efforts were a big influence and will continue to be in Season Two.
During Season One, sexual-harassment [VIDEO] and gender discrimination was very much on everybody's mind, especially given the current political and cultural climate. Judging from all of last season's cutaways to sharp objects and Offred's growing need for violence, we imagine she'll only become more radicalized in Season 2. "It's a wonderful thing to have a baby, but she's having it potentially in this world that she may not want to bring it into it". The series has taken home the Emmy, Golden Globe, and Critics' Choice Award for best drama during this year's award season.
Miller noted that during the making of the first season, there were aspects of the book that they couldn't explore in the initial 10 episodes. "Offred is a product mostly of our world, but also a world where fertility dropped precipitously beforehand. She's more able to see things around her". But of course, she also has to factor in that she doesn't know who the father of the child is, since she was repeatedly raped by Commander Waterford while also carrying on a consensual, loving relationship with Nick. Each subsequent episode of Handmaid's Tale's 13-episode season will be released on Wednesdays.
Despite Karni Sena threatening to stall theatres screening Padmavat , UP government has given a green signal to the film so far. The group alleged that the movie "distorted" history even though historians were divided on whether the queen actually existed.
Liberal Democrat leader Mr Rennie said: "The pressure faced by the NHS has been coming for years, it was largely predictable". Ruth Davidson has called on the First Minister to stop cutting hospital beds while Scotland is in the midst of a "flu crisis".
Both would make welcome additions to the match, and with 13 spots still to fill, they won't be the last to be linked. We will continue to update this list as more matches and Royal Rumble match entrants are announced.
And the Kop faithful were crowing even louder when Oxlade-Chamberlain put Liverpool ahead in the ninth minute. During and after the game the reaction was one of wonder and amazement at what had just transpired.
Interior Minister Gerard Collomb praised the responding officers for the arrests, saying they had "done our police force credit". Unlike the action movie, three of the five thieves were quickly caught and arrested by police the same day.
Taking on the risk of lending to a private company can typically help a firm's chances in underwriting an eventual IPO. Naturally, the investment community will want to see how the company's share price will fare in the post-IPO period.
And, if you scroll through the unread messages in the WhatsApp group manually, then the button will vanish automatically. The only people who can get access to WhatsApp servers are staff and governments if they are taking some legal actions.
But chairman Daniel Levy is aware his wages are well below his market value and are ready offer new terms at £100,000-per-week. Though, Levy has explained that every single player that the club wants to keep hold of will remain at the club.
But for more than a half hour, while the agency struggled to retract the warning, panicked Hawaiians scrambled to find shelter. Tourists and residents received the false alert just one month after Hawaii tested its nuclear attack siren system.
Kerem Shalom is one the Gaza Strip's few lifelines to the outer world, and the principal entry point for humanitarian aid. Cornricus said that if the tunnel was only to smuggle harmless goods, there was no need for it to go under Kerem Shalom.
Vehicle left dangling from office building in California
Firefighters responded to the scene and extinguished the blaze, then extricated a second person who was trapped inside the sedan. The vehicle was later removed by the Orange County fire officials with the help of Los Angeles County Urban Search & Rescue team.
Eagles advance to the NFC title game
Foles and running back Corey Clement mishandled the handoff, and Foles actually pounced on the ball and dived into the end zone. The first was a 12-play, 74-yard drive ending with a 37-yard field goal to make it 12-10 in favor of the Eagles .
United States discloses PKK/PYD-led army plan in Syria
A top Syrian Kurdish politician told Reuters last week the United States appeared in no hurry to leave Syria. Turkey's National Security Council, which advises on military actions, is scheduled to meet on January 17.
GM hopes to produce autonomous vehicle by 2019
The arrival of fully autonomous cars could see a shift towards the end of privately owned vehicles, according to industry experts. However, GM President Dan Ammann told The Verge GM that the company might "meet that standard in a different kind of way".
Saints WR Brandon Coleman to miss playoff game vs Vikings
The latest they could make a move would be the week leading into the Super Bowl on January 24, should they still be playing. The Minnesota Vikings and their fans are getting ready to take on the New Orleans Saints in its first playoff game at U.S.
IRS rolls out new tax tables for promised bigger paychecks
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Treasury is closely following the growth of cryptocurrencies, particularly bitcoin. In the letter, Wyden and Neal said that withholding too little in taxes presents "a considerable problem and undue hardship".
SpaceX, Pentagon wash hands of mysterious Zuma mission
But a failure would not be "devastating", she said, noting that the company is given credit for its ambitious goals. This means as soon as the status of the satellite is confirmed, the listing of Zuma as a payload shall be updated .