Life The Handmaid’s Tale gets a spin-off By weekster Posted on September 7, 2019 2 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ The Handmaid’s Tale gets a spin-off. The new series will be based on the new book by the same writer that will be released on September 10. Margaret Atwood’s book The Handmaid’s Tale dates back to 1985 and now, some thirty years later, there is finally a sequel. The book titled The Testaments will also immediately form the basis for a spin-off from the popular series. The new series will also be made by Hulu and MGM. The Testaments delves deeper into the world of Gilead that we know from The Handmaid’s Tale. The new story takes place fifteen years later. According to the writer, she got her inspiration from the questions asked by fans. She is also inspired by the world in which we currently live. The Handmaid’s Tale follows the story of Offred, also known as June, who is kept as a kind of slave in a dystopian society. Its sole purpose is to give birth to children for the so-called commanders and their spouses. The third season of the series has appeared on Videoland this summer. A fourth series is being made.