Season 5 of acclaimed series 'The Handmaid's Tale' will stream from September 14

The fifth season of the award-winning series 'The Handmaid's Tale' will start streaming on Hulu on September 14.

Series lead star Elisabeth Moss shared the announcement date in an Instagram post on Monday night,

adding she has also directed two episodes of the upcoming instalment.

"Guess who's back... 9.14.22 Season 5. First 2 episodes.

Directed by yours truly. Cinematography @nicdaleydp #handmaidstale,

Moss captioned two stills from the show featuring her character June and Yvonne Strahovski's Serena Waterford.

Bradley Whitford stars as Commander Joseph Lawrence, Ann Dowd as Aunt Lydia, O. T. Fagbenle as Luke,

Samira Wiley as Moira Strand, and Jordana Blake as Hannah Bankole also reprise their roles.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the official synopsis for the new season reads