For a perceived eternity, the science fiction series Halo is in the US Cable Show Showtime in development. Finally, in June, Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television produced a film adaptation of the eponymous video game series. Now we have a new sign of life in production.
Cast Unveiled By Steven Spielberg’s Halo Series
On Twitter, the official account of the Halo series revealed the first image of the entire ensemble, led by Pablo Schreiber. This is followed by the note that shooting will begin shortly.
But who is the cast of the Halo series? Below we have summarized the most important names. Californication star Natascha McElhone, who recently starred in the Designated Survivor and The First series, will also be there.
- Pablo Schreiber as Master Chief
- Natascha McElhone as Dr. Catherine Halsey
- Bokeem Woodbine as Soren-066
- Shabana Azmi as Admiral Margaret Parangosky
- Bentley Kalu as Vannak-134
- Natasha Culzac as Riz-028
- Kate Kennedy as Kai-125
- Danny Sapani as Captain Jacob Keyes
- Charlie Murphy as Maker
- Olive Gray as a dr. Miranda Keyes
According to Variety, Halo will broadcast in the first quarter of 2021. As director of the pilot episode could be won Otto Bathurst, who last brought the Robin Hood movie with Taron Egerton in the cinema. But above all, Otto Bathurst is a sought-after series director, he staged episodes for Peaky Blinders, Black Mirror and the Golden compass series His Dark Materials.
Originally Halo’s Season 1 was scheduled to feature a ten-hour episode. This order has been shortened by a chapter, that we can only look forward to nine episodes. After video game adaptations on the big screen have been very difficult so far, we can not wait to see how Halo works as a live-action series.