Deadline is reporting that Hulu have ordered The Handmaid’s Tale as straight-to-series season of ten episodes. Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood (who’ll be executive producing), the premiere teleplay was written by Ilene Chaiken, who joined Empire as Showrunner before The Handmail’s Tale was commissioned. Bruce Miller has been brought-aboard to fill the role. Production is expect to being later this year.
The Handmaid's Tale streams on Hulu 2017