Yvonne Strahovski Joins Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale

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Chuck star Yvonne Strahovski will represent the Gilead establishment in Hulu's upcoming adaptation of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.

Deadline reports Strahovski will play Serena Joy, the wife of Joseph Fiennes' Commander Fred Waterford. Said to be an influential figure in the nation of Gilead, Serena also heads the household main character Offred finds herself assigned to as the series begins.

Mad Men's Elizabeth Moss will star as Offred, who must navigate the society of commanders, wives, possible revolutionaries and spies to be reunited with her daughter.

The ten-episode series is slated for release in 2017.