The Handmaid’s Tale: Season 2 has cast Get Out star Bradley Whitford in a recurring role.
Deadline reports Whitford will portray Commander Joseph Lawrence, the gruff and intimidating architect of Gilead’s economy. The character is described as a mysterious presence for his newest Handmaid due to his flashes of kindness. Whitford is known for his roles as Dean Armitage in Get Out and Josh Lyman in The West Wing.
The second season of Hulu’s hit series will focus on Offred’s pregnancy and her battle to free her future child from Gilead’s dystopian society. The show will return on April 25 with two new episodes premiering on Hulu. Each subsequent episode of Handmaid’s Tale’s 13-episode season will be released on Wednesdays.