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Elisabeth Moss to star in TV adaptation of 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Elisabeth Moss to star in TV adaptation of 'The Handmaid's Tale'

Elisabeth Moss is leaving the swinging 1960s behind as she moves on from the world of "Mad Men" into the not-so-distant future where women are even more oppressed than they were at Sterling Cooper.

Hulu announced Friday a straight-to-series order for an adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

Set in Gilead, a totalitarian theocracy existing in what was once the United States, Atwood’s story digs into the ways in which women have been stripped of their agency. It’s a searing examination of a woman’s role in society and the ways women's bodies and minds are commodified by a government gone...

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