“Halo” Season 2 has sets its premiere date at Paramount+.
The second season of the series based on the popular video game franchise will premiere on Feb. 8, 2024, in all countries where Paramount+ is available. The first two episodes of the season will drop on that date with new episodes dropping weekly thereafter.
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The announcement was made at CCXP in São Paolo, Brazil, with cast members Pablo Schreiber and Joseph Morgan in attendance along with new showrunner David Wiener and executive producer Kiki Wolfkill.
Paramount+ also released the first teaser trailer for the new season, which can be seen below.
The official description for Season 2 states, “Master Chief John-117 (Schreiber) leads his team of elite Spartans against the alien threat known as the Covenant. In the wake of a shocking event on a desolate planet, John cannot shake the feeling that his war is about to change and risks everything to prove what no one else will believe – that the Covenant are preparing to attack humanity’s greatest stronghold. With the galaxy on the brink, John embarks on a journey to find the key to humankind’s salvation, or its extinction — the Halo.”
Morgan joins the cast as James Ackerson, described as “a formidable intelligence operative who has spent his career climbing the ranks of the UNSC’s secretive Office of Naval Intelligence.” Cristina Rodlo is also joining the show in the role of Talia Perez, “a corporal specializing in linguistics for a UNSC Marine Corps communications unit and a relatively new recruit who has yet to see any real combat.”
Returning cast members include Natascha McElhone, Jen Taylor, Bokeem Woodbine, Shabana Azmi, Natasha Culzac, Olive Gray, Yerin Ha, Bentley Kalu, Kate Kennedy, Charlie Murphy, Danny Sapani, Fiona O’Shaughnessy, and Tylan Bailey.
HALO is produced by Showtime in association with 343 Industries and Amblin Television. The second season is executive produced by Wiener alongside Steven Spielberg, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey for Amblin Television. Wolfkill serves as executive producer for Xbox/343 Industries, with Otto Bathurst and Toby Leslie for One Big Picture and Gian Paolo Varani. Both Schreiber and McElhone serve as producers this season. The series is distributed internationally by Paramount Global Content Distribution.
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