'Handmaid's' stars worried about how show echoes real life

Cape Town – The third season of the dystopian series, The Handmaid's Tale focuses on the resistance.

The new season premiered with three new episodes on the streaming service Hulu on Wednesday, 5 June.

During press interviews, the cast of the Emmy award-winning show reflect on similarities between events on their show and the current political climate in America.

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Season 3 of The Handmaid's Tale kicks off on Monday, 10 June at 22:05 on M-Net (DStv 101).

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