Halo TV Show Release Date, Cast, Plot And More

Halo is finally getting its own big TV show on Paramount+ with the release date fast approaching – here’s all you need to know about it.

With a release right around the corner, we now know a lot about what to expect from the upcoming show. The trailers have been promising, albeit with a couple things that seem off to longtime fans (mainly Cortana’s design). Still, it’s an exciting time for Halo fans who have been waiting for a show set in the famous sci-fi universe.

Halo TV show trailer has Cortana and Covenant – still no UK release | Metro  News
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Halo TV Show – The Plot

First off, the plot. As you might expect, it follows Master Chief – the iconic super soldier at the front of the Halo franchise. It’s set in the 26th century and the alien faction known as the Covenant are threatening humanity’s existence. Opposing them are the United Nations Space Command, or UNSC, who have deployed Spartan super-soldiers to fight the alien threat.

The show promises to weave, “deeply drawn personal stories with action, adventure and a richly imagined vision of the future”. However, it isn’t part of the same timeline as the show. The events of the games are separate from the show, meaning we can expect some new things. That includes a re-designed Cortana and a new human character working with the Covenant.

Halo TV Show – Release Date

What is the Halo TV show release date, you ask? Well, it premieres on March 24th 2022 on Paramount+. Currently, it won’t be available on other streaming services, but it seems well on-track to meet that release date.

Halo TV series reveals Cortana, Master Chief's backstory in trailer | EW.com
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Halo – The Cast

Who’s going to be in the show? Let’s take a look at the cast and the characters they will be playing.

  • Pablo Schreider – Master Chief Petty Officer John-117
  • Natascha McElhone – Dr. Catherine Elizabeth Halsey
  • Jen Taylor – Cortana (reprising her role from the Halo games)
  • Yerin Ha – Kwan Ha Boo
  • Charlie Murphy – Makee
  • Shabana Azmi – Admiral Margaret Parangosky
  • Olive Gray – Miranda Keyes
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  • Kate Kennedy – Kai-125
  • Natasha Culzac – Riz-028
  • Bentley Kalu – Vannak-134
  • Danny Sapani – Captain Jacob Keyes

Here’s hoping the cast does a great job with the material, and the Halo show lives up to expectations.

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