Paramount+ announced today that their upcoming series Halobased on the Xbox franchise, was refreshed for a second season prior to the first season of the series.
Airing exclusively on Paramount+ in the US and in all international markets where the streaming service is available, the show ends on Thursday, March 24.
Additionally, David Wiener (The Killing, Brave New World) will join the series as host and executive producer for the second season.
“Halo is an expansive, world-building opportunity for Paramount+ and we’re excited to give fans a second season to look forward to before we launch the series next month,” said Tanya Giles, Paramount+ programming director said. “Halo will provide an enjoyable experience for game fans and non-gamers alike, as it ties together stunning visuals with greater insight into the personal stories behind the game. behind these iconic characters, all set in an epic battle for the future of humanity.”
David Nevins, chief content officer of scripted originals, Paramount+, and president and chief executive officer, said: Showtime Networks Inc. “This second season welcome event reflects our belief in the power of this epic series to engage and engage with viewers. HALO is a wonderful partnership with Amblin and 343 Industries, and we are all grateful for the opportunity to continue that. ”
In the adaptation for Paramount+, Halo will take place in the universe that first debuted in 2001 with the launch of Xbox’s first game in the series. Dramaticizing the 26th-century conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant, the series will interweave personal stories with action.
The film stars Pablo Schreiber (American Gods) as Master Chief, Spartan-117; Natascha McElhone (Californication) as Dr. Halsey, creator of Spartan super soldiers; and Jen Taylor (Halo game series, RWBY) as Cortana.
Other stars include Bokeem Woodbine (Fargo), Shabana Azmi (Fire), Natasha Culzac (Toruviel in The Witcher), Olive Gray (Half Moon Investigations), Yerin Ha (Reef Break), Bentley Kalu (Avengers: Age of Ultron). ), Kate Kennedy (Catastrophe), Charlie Murphy (Peaky Blinders) and Danny Sapani (Penny Dreadful). Also joining the cast like the original characters are Ryan McParland (6Degrees), Burn Gorman (The Expanse) and Fiona O’Shaughnessy (Nina Forever).
The Halo series has sold over 82 million copies worldwide and grossed over $6 billion in total lifetime sales.
The show is produced by Showtime in partnership with 343 Industries, along with Amblin Television.
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