Judging from the trailer, it seems that the showrunners have not followed the game canon and will be telling a story that is separate from the main Halo games.
A Halo live-action movie has been in the works since 2007 and after years of languishing in production hell, we’ve finally got a trailer. The new show is being developed at Paramount Plus, home of the excellent Yellowstone. We actually got a bit of sneak-peek at the show back during the Game Awards but we’ve now got a full-fledged trailer that shows off some of the story and what fans can expect. The Halo TV show stars Pablo Schreiber as Master Chief and we’ve got a bunch of riff-raff that no one cares about. The show will hit the streaming service on March 24, 2022.
The new Halo trailer just hit the internet
Judging from the trailer, it seems that the showrunners have not followed the game canon and will be telling a story that is separate from the main Halo games. While that sounds well and good, we are more concerned about the show pushing The Message, like every other modern TV show. Also, the sets and some of the effects look incredibly cheap, like it was filmed at a CW set but some of it looks excellent. For what it’s worth, this reminds us of The Witcher on Netflix, which is a travesty of epic proportions. You can check out the trailer below to confirm our suspicions.
We also get a good look at Cortana and the Arbiter. While the Arbiter does look accurate to the game, Cortana is anything but. To be fair, 343 Studios kind of destroyed the franchise so it’s fitting that the show will be using more designs from their games. Oh well, you can check out the trailer below and judge it for yourselves. As far as we are concerned, this looks to be dead on arrival.