Due to COVID-19 and the do business from home orders that spawned from the continued unfold of the viras on a world scale, many TV exhibits and video games have seen a delay of their projected releases. While the pandemic continues to be ongoing, many properties are venturing again out into the world, together with Showtime’s new Halo TV sequence.
Starring Pablo Schreiber as Master Chief himself, the most recent live-action adaptation is again in manufacturing as confirmed in a brand new Instagram put up from the lead actor. Not solely that, however we have got our first have a look at Master Chief’s helmet, although not in its full glory:
343’s Kiki Wolfkill beforehand described the Halo sequence as very character-driven, dramatic, and intensely high-budget. She additionally talked about that they don’t seem to be chopping any corners for this venture, going larger than they ever have earlier than. Wolfkill even likened their efforts to that of Game of Thrones.
“We talk about Game of Thrones a lot in terms of scope, scale, and complexity of relationships because a lot of the background of Halo is sort of political drama and it’s something that you touch on really lightly in the games and see more deeply in some of the other mediums. So in something like Game of Thrones, some of that complexity is interesting.”
She additionally jokingly added, “No incest is planned at all of the show, if you’re liking for that, you won’t find that here” when referencing the HBO sequence.
According to the studio, the most recent Halo adaptation will comply with the overall paths of the video games with a full give attention to the 26th-century battle between the Covenant and humanity. Showtime additionally revealed that it’ll “weave deeply drawn personal stories with action, adventure, and a richly imagined vision of the future.”
The TV sequence is filming its present in Budapest, Hungary. With Awake’s Kyle Killen and The Last Ship’s Steven Kane as the present showrunners, it is going to be fascinating to see how the workforce adapts the Microsoft staple into this new present. Though not the primary live-action adaptation, it might be precisely what Halo followers need previous to 343 Industries’ Halo: Infinite, which is presently as soon as extra and not using a launch date.
We presently do not have a launch date for the Halo TV sequence.