The Halo live-action series releases a date and a new trailer

Initially announced during The Game Awards 2021 gala, it seems that the Halo live action series It is not only advancing at a good pace, but it would be practically ready for broadcast. Although many of us did not expect to see this series premiered until much later in the year, even considering the possibility of a premiere at the end of the year, it seems that the wait will only take us a few months.

And it is that in addition to a really promising advance, the last trailer published by Paramount + advances a release date for next March 24 in the United States. Unfortunately, at the moment we cannot say with complete certainty that this is the same release date in Europe, although we should certainly not see a big difference between the two releases.

Produced by Showtime in association with 343 Industries and Amblin Television, the Halo series will take place in the universe that was first created in 2001 and will revolve around the epic conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant. However, as Frank O’Connor, creative director of the Halo franchise, already anticipated, this series will take place in an alternate timeline that, although it will maintain some similarities, it will keep creative freedom compared to the events of the games.

Thus, it is expected that a noticeably darker story, in which the controversial origins of the SPARTAN-II soldiers will be deepened, and in which we will be able to see «a side of Master Chief that you just don’t get to know in the games«.

Starting with the directive Kyle Killen and Steven Kane They have been the main people in charge of developing this series, in which they also serve as co-showrunners and executive producers together with Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Toby Leslie and Scott Pennington.

As for the cast, we will have paul schreiber (known for his role on American Gods) playing the iconic Master Chief; debutant Yerin Ha, who will play a new character created specifically for the television series, Quan Ah, a cunning and daring young woman from the Outer Colonies who will meet the Master Chief at a fateful moment for both of them; Natascha McElhone as Dr. Catherine Halsey; Bokeem Woodbine as Soren-066; Azmi Shabana as Admiral Margaret Parangosky; Jen Taylor as Cortana; and Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac and Kate Kennedy in three other new characters also created specifically for the series.

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