Work on the Halo series continues to be in full swing. The American broadcaster Showtime is even teaming up with star producer Steven Spielberg. So far, not much was known about the actors who should play along. Now that changes with a picture in which the complete cast was introduced. Here you can learn all about the new sci-fi series. For a long time, the US cable channel Showtime has been working on the serial offshoot of Halo. The production is done by none other than Steven Spielberg. In June, it was already known that the film had received a full season order. Now there is another sign of life of the offshoot, which gives us more clarity.
Because on Twitter you shared now the complete cast, led by Pablo Schreiber (The Wire). It is one of the first images ever to the series by Stephen Spielberg. At the same time, they also announced how far they have been with the series: "The cast is assembled, the readings are done, and the production of Showtimes Halo series is about to begin!"
The cast is assembled. The table reads are complete. Production on the @Showtime Halo series is about to begin! pic.twitter.com/KNrPLYx260
– Halo on Showtime (@SHO_Halo) November 8, 2019
So which actor embodies which character? We have summarized their names in the following list for you. For example, Californication star Natascha McElhone, who was last seen in Designated Survivor and The First, will also be there.
Pablo Schreiber as Master Chief Natasha McElhone as Dr. Catherine HalseyBokeem Woodbine as Soren-066Shabana Azmi as Admiral Margaret ParangoskyBentley Kalu as Vannak-134Natasha Culzac as Riz-028Kate Kennedy as Kai-125Danny Sapani as Captain Jacob KeyesCharlie Murphy as MakeeOlive Gray as dr. Miranda Keyes
According to Variety, we can expect the Halo series in the first quarter of 2021. Originally Season 1 should include a total of 10 one-hour episodes. Meanwhile, the sci-fi spectacle has been reduced to nine episodes. Movies of video games are often difficult to implement. We look forward to seeing how Halo will be transformed into a live action series. What expectations do you have of the series?
Sources: Twitter, Variety