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Halo TV show moving from Showtime to Paramount Plus, expected to release early 2022

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What you need to know

  • The Halo TV series has had a long development.
  • The show was previously announced as coming to Showtime.
  • According to a new report, it'll instead be premiering on Paramount+ and is expected to arrive in early 2022.

According to THR, the Halo TV show is changing platforms. Originally slated to launch on Showtime, the live-action show telling the story of the Halo universe will now be premiering on Paramount+ streaming service, the rebranded form of what was previously referred to as CBS All Access. The show is expected to premiere sometime in early 2022.

There's still quite a bit that isn't known about the Halo TV series, though 343 Industries has shared a look at some of the props, as well as the news that Cortana will be portrayed by Jen Taylor, who also portrays Cortana in the games. Meanwhile, Pablo Schreiber is portraying Master Chief, main protagonist of the mainline Halo games.

After being delayed out of the launch of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, 343 Industries' Halo Infinite is now set to launch in Fall 2021. 343 Industries is currently sharing monthly updates on the game, with the latest update going over how the sandbox works, discussing design pillars for the sandbox and teasing that Hunters may be more dangerous than ever before.

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2 Comments
  • Not sure if this shows faith or lack of faith in the show...
  • Paramount+ is no joke, with multiple Star Trek franchises, live sports, including the NFL, etc. They're looking to be very aggressive in building their brand, so I don't think this is a negative.