Watch The Trailer For Halo The Series

The iconic video game franchise comes to life on Mar. 24, 2022, exclusively on Paramount+.
Posted on Jan 31, 2022 | 05:00am

During the AFC Championship game, Paramount+ revealed the official trailer for the highly anticipated upcoming original series, Halo, based on the iconic Xbox franchise.

Halo will launch on Paramount+ on Thursday, Mar. 24, 2022 in the U.S. and in all international markets where the streaming service will be available in 2022.

In its adaptation for Paramount+, Halo will take place in the universe that first came to be in 2001 with the launch of Xbox's first Halo game. 

Dramatizing an epic 26th-century conflict between humanity and an alien threat known as the Covenant, Halo will weave deeply drawn personal stories with action, adventure, and a richly imagined vision of the future.

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Pablo Schreiber (American Gods) will star as the Master Chief, Spartan-117; Natascha McElhone (Californication) will play Dr. Halsey, the brilliant, conflicted, and inscrutable creator of the Spartan super soldiers; and Jen Taylor (Halo game series, RWBY) will portray Cortana, the most advanced AI in human history and potentially the key to the survival of the human race. 

Additional stars include Bokeem Woodbine (Fargo), Shabana Azmi (Fire), Natasha Culzac (The Witcher), Olive Gray (Half Moon Investigations), Yerin Ha (Reef Break), Bentley Kalu (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Kate Kennedy (Catastrophe), Charlie Murphy (Peaky Blinders), and Danny Sapani (Penny Dreadful).

Halo reinvented how people think about video games and has grown into a global entertainment phenomenon, having sold more than 82 million copies worldwide and grossing more than $6 billion in lifetime total sales revenue. 

Halo is produced by SHOWTIME in partnership with 343 Industries, along with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television. 

The series is Executive Produced by Steven Kane, alongside Steven Spielberg, Darryl Frank, and Justin Falvey for Amblin Television in partnership with 343 Industries, director Otto Bathurst and Toby Leslie for One Big Picture, and Kyle Killen and Scott Pennington for Chapter Eleven. 

Kiki Wolfkill, Frank O'Connor, and Bonnie Ross serve as executive producers for 343 Industries. 

Don't miss the premiere of Halo on Thursday, Mar. 24, exclusively on Paramount+