Even though the show hasn’t even premiered yet, it's been renewed at Paramount Plus for Season Two. The streaming service’s chief programming officer, Tanya Giles, announced the news through a recent Paramount Investors Day Presentation (via Deadline).
Halo TV Series Has Been Renewed for Season 2
Giles expressed their confidence in the Halo show, with Season 2 set to expand Master Chief’s world:
Halo is an expansive, world-building opportunity for Paramount+, and we’re thrilled to give fans a second season to look forward to before we launch the series next month.
The stakes are high in the adaptation, as the boss ensures that the program remains highly faithful to its source material.
Halo will deliver a thrill-ride for fans of the game and non-gamers alike, as it ties together stunning visuals with a deeper look at the personal stories behind these iconic characters, all set within an epic battle for the future of humanity.
Season 2 will, however, switch showrunners with David Wiener (Fear the Walking Dead) leading the show’s development. The first season’s driver, Steve Kane, will depart from the series.
Even though the show is due to premiere very soon, its launch could potentially get delayed. Halo’s original composers have issued a lawsuit against Microsoft, which might push the show’s launch back.
The Xbox mascot will be portrayed by The Wire’s Pablo Schreiber. We received an extended look at the show in a recent trailer, while also witnessing a very different-looking Cortona.