Sadly, Master Chief is losing without even starting the campaign. New reports suggest that if there is a second season, the coming series of Halo will not have the same showrunner. Today, the television project is still in development, with the producer and scriptwriter Steven Kane leading the charge. Kane is said to hold his position until the completion of post-production on the first season in its entirety. However, once the job is done, he will forever leave the Covenant universe.
Two years have passed since Steven Kane settled in Budapest with the aim of taking the reins. His work as showrunner from Halo They started in March 2019 and since then he has dedicated himself to it full time. According to VarietyKane is already eager to return to the United States “for personal reasons”, which he will do once his commitment to the series is resolved.
On the other hand, until a week ago, it was still believed that Kyle Killen doubles with Kane by acting as co-showrunner. However, the same report from Variety notes that ‘Killen left the project before the start of production as he felt he was unable to perform the duties of showrunner full-time during the filming of the show in Budapest. ‘ Interestingly, he joined the project long before Kane, back in mid-2018, when Showtime announced that Halo it would be composed of ten episodes.
In February 2021, the series in development left Showtime to finally fall into the lap of the TV platform. streaming Paramount Plus. Its production (still in force) has been sustained since the end of 2019, which is why it suffered in part the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently it is reported a first season consisting of nine episodes, whose launch is scheduled for next year.
Regarding the argument, there are few details. Certainly Halo It will address the same warlike conflict between humanity and the Covenant alien group; a war that we knew through the homonymous video games of Xbox Game Studios. We will witness the presence of the very Master Chief John-117, played by Pablo Schreiber (Defending Jacob), from Dra. Catherine Halsey, embodied by Natascha McElhone (Californication), and artificial intelligence Cortana, which boasts the voice of Jen Taylor (same actress who has assumed this role in the original games).
The cast of Halo lo complementan Bokeem Woodbine, Shabana Azmi, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac, Kate Kennedy, Danny Sapani, Olive Gray y Charlie Murphy. Steven Spielberg serves as Executive Producer through Amblin Television Company..