Showtime’s live-action Halo TV show is now a Paramount Plus exclusive

Showtime’s live-action Halo TV show is now a Paramount Plus exclusive


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Showtime’s upcoming Halo TV series is getting a new home — the live-action adaptation of the popular sci-fi shooters will now debut exclusively on the relaunched Paramount Plus streaming service when it arrives at the beginning of 2022, Deadline reports.

There have been a few attempts at adapting Halo to live action (including the less-than-stellar Halo: Nightfall), of which the Showtime series is the latest. It’s been in the works since 2018 and promises to actually focus on the star of the series: Master Chief Petty Officer John-117, the armored star of the series more commonly known as Master Chief (played by American Gods’ Pablo Schreiber.) The show will also see Jen Taylor return to reprise her role as Cortana, Master Chief’s AI…

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