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Showtime’s Halo TV Series Has Finally Found Its Master Chief

Finally, gamers can put a name to the once faceless-yet-iconic Master Chief of the Halo franchise, For the upcoming Halo TV series, the one to don the helmet of the legendary John-117 will be none other than breakout star, Pablo Schreiber.

Pablo Schreiber

The former Emmy-nominated Orange is the New Black and American Gods star will take centre stage for Showtime‘s live-action adaptation of the beloved Xbox video game franchise.

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Joining him will be industry newcomer Yerin Ha as Quan Ah, whose character Showtime describes as “a shrewd, audacious 16-year-old from the Outer Colonies who meets Master Chief at a fateful time for them both.”

Yerin Ha

Currently showrunning Halo will be Kyle Killen and Steven Kane, while taking the directorial helm will be Otto Bathurst, who took over after Rupert Wyatt left the team last year.

Production for the Halo TV series is slated to begin this fall in Budapest, Hungary. No premiere date has been announced yet so far.


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