Master Chief To Have Lead Role in Showtime Halo TV Series

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New details about the upcoming Halo TV series are now available, thanks to an IGN interview with Showtime President of Programming Gary Levine.  He said that the iconic Master Chief would be “a lead character” alongside other protagonists.  The show is set to launch in 2020, is being written by Showrunner Kyle Killen (Awake), directed by Rupert Wyatt (Rise of Planet of the Apes) and will tell a new story in the Halo universe while staying true to the source material.

“It is a new story but we are being incredibly respectful of the canon and working with the Microsoft 343 people to be sure we don’t violate any of that.” – Gary Levine(via IGN)

We are excited to see what this series is going to bring to the table, hopefully it will deliver another epic tale in the Halo universe.  Are you looking forward to a Halo TV series?  Sound off in the comments and let us know what you hope to see.

Mike (AKA SnekPlayz) has been playing games since the days of the Commodore Vic 20 and enjoys playing most genres from Action Adventure to FPS to Racing. He is a part-time streamer on Twitch at

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