The Halo series of computer games has for years been the subject of attempts at a film adaptation, which finally succeeded. The development of the series was first talked about in 2013 when Steven Spielberg was among the directors. There was supposed to be a release in 2015, but that didn’t happen. In 2018, Showtime TV expressed interest in the show, but negotiations with Microsoft, the franchise’s rights holders, were unsuccessful. In 2021, it became known that the project will still come out, but the development will be the service Paramount+, owned by CBS. Shortly before the release of the first season, it was reported that the show was extended for new episodes. The release date for season 2 of the series Halo will probably be in 2023.
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Along with the news of the sequel’s release, it was announced that new people will be developing the second season. The first season was directed by Steven Kane and Kyle Killen, but both directors have left the project. The new series will be directed by one of the writers of Fear the Walking Dead, David Weiner. It is known that the first season will have 9 episodes, the sequel is expected to have a similar number of episodes. Its release date will be in 2023.
The plot of the game and the series based on it unfolds in the future. Earth has entered the space age and interstellar travel has long been easy, but the Earth has an enemy in the face of a religious organization that unites several alien races. Earthlings are engaged in a bloody and unsuccessful war, but find a way out. Genetic modifications produce special fighters that are combined into units called Spartans. With their enhanced abilities and freedom from fear, they become a formidable weapon capable of changing the course of war. On the representatives of the Spartans and tell the story of the upcoming series. The show will start in the spring of 2022, and the release date of season 2 of the series Halo is expected in 2023.
Details of the events that will be told in the novelty are unknown, but the writers have announced that the series is closely tied to the games and other projects from the Halo universe. The owners of Paramount+ said that they have no doubts about the success of the show, so the decision to extend the second season was made in advance. Its release date will probably be in 2023. The main roles in the novelty played – Pablo Schreiber, the star of the series American Gods, and Natasha McElhone, her viewers could see in the show Prodigal California. Actor got the role of one of the commanders of the Spartans, the actress embodies a scientist who created genetically modified fighters.
2023 (in production)
Pablo Schreiber, Jen Taylor, Olive Gray, Natascha McElhone