The popular Xbox exclusive is finally getting a live-action adaptation. Paramount+ released a fresh new trailer for the upcoming Halo TV series, which is set to premiere on March 24, 2022.
The project has been in development since 2015, but it went through several circles of development hell. Back in 2015, the show was in development with Steven Spielberg as the producer. The project was later postponed to 2019, then 2020, and now, after previous teasers, we finally have the long-awaited trailer which is showing us what kind of wild military science fiction ride we can expect.
You can check the official trailer here:
“Halo follows an epic 26th-century conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant. Halo will weave deeply drawn personal stories with action, adventure and a richly imagined vision of the future.” — Halo TV series, official synopsis.
As we can see, the trailer is promising a lot, and let’s hope the series can live up to it. We have got the first look at Pablo Schreiber as Master Chief Petty Officer John-117 and Jen Taylor as Cortana, the famous character from the original video games in which Taylor also provided the voice for the character, and now she’s reprising her role for the first time ever in live-action.
Owned and published by Xbox Game Studios, the Halo franchise started in 2001 with the original game Halo: Combat Evolved which was made exclusively as the launch game for the Xbox console. Halo quickly grew into the whole franchise with multiple sequels and spin-offs, with the latest installment — Halo Infinite — released last December.
Created by and written by Kyle Killen and Steven Kane, the series is starring Pablo Schreiber, Natascha McElhone, Yerin Ha, Charlie Murphy, Jen Taylor, Shabana Azmi, Bokeem Woodbine, Kate Kennedy, Natasha Culzac, and Bentley Calu. Steven Spielberg serves as the executive producer.
Halo TV series will premiere on March 24, 2022 on Paramount+.