Bradley Whitford has signed up for a recurring role on Hulu's drama "The Handmaid's Tale" for Season 2.

The "Get Out," "The Post" and "The West Wing" alum will play Commander Joseph Lawrence, the architect of the economy of the dystopian society Gilead, said. quoted the streaming service as saying Whitford's character's "sly humor and flashes of kindness make him a confusing, mysterious presence for his newest handmaid."

It is also possible Lawrence will be the husband of the woman played by series newcomer Marisa Tomei since series writer Bruce Miller recently revealed Tomei will portray the wife of a commander.

"The Handmaid's Tale" stars Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, Samira Wiley, Alexis Bledel, Ann Dowd, Max Minghella, Madeline Brewer, O-T Fagbenle and Amanda Brugel.