What you need to know
- The Halo TV show is still in development at Showtime.
- 343 Industries transmedia head Kiki Wolfkill compared it to Game of Thrones.
- It should be similar in terms of scale and scope.
Microsoft and Showtime have been working a Halo TV show for quite some time now. While we haven't heard much about the project aside from casting rumors, there have been plenty of comments from 343 Industries' developers about the scope of the project.
According to a report by GamesRadar+, the studio's transmedia head Kiki Wolfkill compared it to Game of Thrones. This information was revealed in The Game Maker's Notebook podcast and was first reported by GameSpot. She said the following.
Hopefully the Halo TV show will stand up to the HBO series in terms of quality. That's a tall order, and Microsoft and Showtime have their work cut out for them. Only time will tell if the ambitious project will be a critically-acclaimed success.
What do you want to see from the Halo TV show? Are you excited to learn more about the universe? Let us know.
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The lore certainly has the same level of scope and scale as GOT, but is Showtime producing the show with that in mind?
So it will encompass a main cast of over thirty characters each with intertwining storylines and connections?
Hope so but we've been through this before with live action Halo.
Still think this would work better as a movie. But let's see. I hope everything goes well.
Every new show with a big budget/large cast/fantasy element will forever be compared to GOT
Yep, on the plus side, at least they no longer have to try and live up to The Wire. At least GoT level of quality is attainable.
I'd like to see it before i die, thats what i want to see, this feels like its been in limbo forever
Judging by all previous attempts at Halo movies, this is going to be so, so terrible.
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