Hulu Sets “Catch-22,” “Handmaid” & More Dates

Hulu Sets Catch 22 Handmaid More Dates

Along with their animated Marvel and “Devil in the White City” announcements, streaming giant Hulu also revealed a bunch of premiere dates, season pickups and a trailer or two as part of their Television Critics Association press tour panel.

The company’s flagship series “The Handmaid’s Tale” is set to return for season three on Wednesday, June 5th with three new episodes on that day and the subsequent ten episodes released every Wednesday.

The horror event series “Into The Dark” will have new feature-length installments on April 5th and May 3rd. The former is titled “I’m Just F–king With You” and follows siblings who endure a night of increasingly frightening practical jokes during a one-night stay in a secluded motel. The latter is “All That We Destroy” about a geneticist who fears that her son may be becoming a serial killer and creates a group of clones in an attempt to cure him.

New show wise there’s the ten episode comedy series “Ramy” on April 19th, that series dealing with a first generation Egyptian-American (Ramy Youssef) on a spiritual journey in his politically-divided New Jersey neighbourhood. Hulu has also picked up two pilots to series the femme fatale seeks revenge on gearheads thriller “Reprisal” for 2019 and the Elle Fanning and Nic Hoult-fronted Catherine The Great biographical drama “The Great” for 2020.

There’s also the documentary feature “Ask Dr. Ruth” premiering on May 10th. That film traces the life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, from Holocaust survivor to America’s most famous sex therapist.

Finally, Hulu has set a Friday, May 17th premiere date for all six episodes of event series “Catch-22” from producers George Clooney and Grant Heslov. They’ve also released the first trailer which you can see below.

Luke Davies (“Lion”) and David Michod (“The Rover”) pen the series based on the seminal Joseph Heller novel about a US Air Force bombardier in World War II dealing with a hilariously sinister bureaucratic rule. Christopher Abbott, Kyle Chandler, George Clooney, Hugh Laurie, Rafi Gavron, Kevin J. O’Connor and Julie Ann Emery co-star.