Thursday, 28 June 2018

Live-Action Halo TV Series Ordered At Showtime

Well this is a cracker! The Hollywood Reporter have confirmed that 4 years after it was first put into development, US Cable Network Showtime have ordered to series a live-action Halo TV show.

It comes with a 10 episode order and will have Kyle Killen serving as Executive Producer along of course with writing and serving as showrunner. He's joined by Rupert Wyatt as Executive Producer, and he'll also be directing multiple episodes of the first season. Production on the show, which is being produced by Showtime and Microsoft/343 Industries, will begin early next year.

"Halo is our most ambitious series ever, and we expect audiences who have been anticipating it for years to be thoroughly rewarded," Showtime CEO David Nevins said in making the announcement. "In the history of television, there simply has never been enough great science fiction. Kyle Killen’s scripts are thrilling, expansive and provocative, Rupert Wyatt is a wonderful, world-building director, and their vision of Halo will enthrall fans of the game while also drawing the uninitiated into a world of complex characters that populate this unique universe.”