“Q&A: Dorothy Fortenberry on climate change, changed relationships in ‘Extrapolations’”
By Stephanie Clary
August 29, 2023
When it comes to entertainment media, recent years have seen no shortage of films and TV shows displaying various dystopian realities. Catholic screenwriter and producer Dorothy Fortenberry has been involved in bringing more than one of them to life.
Fortenberry was a writer and producer on the first four seasons of Hulu's award-winning drama-thriller “The Handmaid's Tale.” Based on Margaret Awood's novel of the same name, the series began in 2017 and the sixth season is currently scheduled to air in 2024.* And more recently, she served as a writer and executive producer on Apple TV's 2023 drama “Extrapolations.”