It's a struggle you can expect to see explored more as the season continues. "In season two, when she handed the baby off, she knows she did the smart thing; she's aware that Gilead is not the best place for this baby," says Strahovski. "But in season three she's on this journey of the mind.
Make no mistake, Strahovski's gone on the record to say Serena is "pretty terrible person," but the one place we do see her humanity is in her love for her daughter, something Strahovski says made the character easier to empathize with. "Last season a fan of the show reached out to me and said something along the lines of, 'I'm a mother of adopted children.
This season holds a deeper meaning for Strahovski, who recently welcomed her first child, a son, with husband Tim Loden. "This season is pretty full-on and personal—and very emotional also," says Strahovski. "In season two I really enjoyed diving into Serena's more vulnerable sides.
No one knows the nuances of what's going through Serena's mind right now better than the woman who plays her, Yvonne Strahovski. "It's quite a numb moment," says Strahovski of the scene. "She really has nothing left at that point.
Warning: This story contains spoilers for The Handmaid's Tale season three. "Blessed be the fight. " The teasers for the return of The Handmaid's Tale indicated we were in for a revolution, but the premiere of season three made it clear: The women of Gilead are ready to burn it to the ground—literally.
In between harrowing takes on set, Strahovski would go back to her trailer to spend time with her family. "Anytime I need to decompress, I go see my baby," she says. "He's such a smiley little thing!
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