Sam Jagger thinks that a happy ending is probably too much.

Actor who plays US government operative Mark Tuell Hulu Tal maiddknows better than to expect anything other than brutality and gore from the series, which is currently in the midst of its fifth season.

However, by the end of the series it was clear – it was recently renewed for a sixth and final season– Sam hopes that Mark can at least find some comfort The Handmaid’s Tale head to the home stretch.

“I think he got involved in trying to save as many people as possible from Gilead,” he exclusively told E! News, “so I’m hoping for the best for the guy because I think he’s trying to deal with a lot of big personalities and he deserves a little break.”

One such big personality is Serena, who she plays Yvonne Strahovski, whose story took center stage in season five. Despite ​​her vindictiveness – and a rather personal history with Mark – Sam says he still wants the best for her, as well.

“We’ve been with these characters for so long that I hope they find redemption, even Serena,” Sam said, “who’s been such a conflicted character and such an enemy for so much of the series. I hope she finds some grace, acceptance and peace. I think that’s the hope of our show.”