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The Halo franchise celebrated its twentieth anniversary this 12 months, which makes it all of the extra shocking that solely now are we getting our first correct live-action adaptation of the enduring online game. The much-anticipated Halo TV sequence will debut on Paramount+ early subsequent 12 months, however it appears that it’ll type its personal canon separate from the video games.

Kiki Wolfkill, 343’s head of transmedia, defined in a video interview posted on Twitter that the Halo TV sequence will happen in a distinct timeline from the video games.

We do have some context and perspective that’s totally different from a few of these tales that we’ve skilled or examine within the video games. We’re referring to this because the Halo Silver Timeline as a manner of differentiating it from core canon. And each defending core canon and defending the tv story, and by that I imply having the ability to give ourselves the prospect to evolve each and for each to be what they have to be for his or her mediums with out colliding with one another.

A TV sequence isn’t the identical beast as a online game, and while you mix the sprawling mythology of Halo that’s unfold throughout the video games, books, comics and extra, it could have been fairly the duty to make all of it match into the TV sequence whereas nonetheless adhering to canon. The official synopsis for the Halo TV sequence reads: “Earth’s most superior warrior within the twenty sixth century and the one hope of salvation for a civilization pushed to the brink of destruction by the Covenant, an unstoppable alliance of alien worlds dedicated to the destruction of humanity.

The Halo TV sequence stars Pablo Schreiber as Grasp Chief, with Natasha McElhone as Dr. Halsey, “the good, conflicted and inscrutable creator of the Spartan tremendous troopers”; Jen Taylor as Cortana, “probably the most superior AI in human historical past, and probably the important thing to the survival of the human race”; and newcomer Yerin Ha as a brand new character named Quan Ah, “a shrewd, audacious 16-year-old from the Outer Colonies who meets Grasp Chief at a fateful time for them each.” Bokeem WoodbineShabana Azmi, Natasha Culzac, Olive Grey, Bentley Kalu, Kate Kennedy, Charlie Murphy, and Danny Sapani may also be showing on the present.

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