Halo Season 2 has been confirmed by Paramount+ for some time now but the Master Chief actor Pablo Schreiber (The American Gods) has now just confirmed that Season 2 of Halo will begin filming this summer. The news comes ahead of the premiere of the highly anticipated Halo Season 1. Schreiber will be playing the lead character in the Paramount+ tv adaptation of the popular game series. Schreiber will be playing the role of Master Chief Petty Officer John-17, who is a large and towering supersoldier and he leads a team known as Spartans, which also consists of other supersoldiers. Spartans and their leader Master Chief is given the task of saving humanity from the theocratic alien alliance called the Covenant because they want to eradicate the humans in the 26th century.
Paramount+ series Halo also stars Jen Taylor as Cortana (she also voiced the same character in the game franchise), Natasha McElhone as Spartan-II creator Dr. Catherine Elizabeth Hasley, Yerin Ha, Charlie Murphy, Shabana Azmi, Bokeem Woodbine, Kate Kennedy, Natasha Culzac, Bentley Kalu. The process of bringing the Halo game franchise to screens has been in developmental hell for over 15 years. Before it was a TV show, the plans were to adapt the game franchise into a film but now it is a television series, but still, it went through a number of showrunners and networks before it landed with Paramount+.
While promoting the premiere of Season 1 of Halo on Paramount+, the Master Chief actor Schreiber told Collider that Halo Season 2 is all set to begin filming this summer. Even though most of the details about Season 2 are kept in dark because the first season hasn’t even aired yet. See what Schreiber said below:
“We’ll be filming again this summer. We’re still figuring out exactly what the start date is, but we will be in production by summertime because we have a hard date that we need to be up and running in order to get some location that is weather affected.”
So, now that Schreiber has confirmed that Halo Season 2 will be starting filming this summer, the fans who are excited about the Paramount+ should be really happy. The confirmation by Schreiber also gives us a look into what’s going on in the writer’s room of the Halo series, because while the first season of Halo has had to change showrunner for multiple times from Kyle Killen to Steven Kane, who said that he wouldn’t return as the showrunner if the series gets renewal for a second season. Despite this Halo Season 2 has been confirmed and also Justin Falvey, the executive producer on the series has confirmed that they have plans for multiple seasons. David Weiner (Fear the Walking Dead) has been hired as the new showrunner and executive producer on the series.
Halo Season 1 will be premiering on Paramount+ on March 24.