First Halo Show Footage Debuts During Paramount+ Presentation (But You Can't See It)
ViacomCBS debuted the first footage from the Halo TV show--but you're not allowed to see it.
The first footage of the highly anticipated Halo show has debuted--but you're not allowed to see it. The footage was shown during ViacomCBS's February 24 investor presentation, but as the company introduced whatever was shown, the screen faded to a blue screensaver for most of the people watching. It seems only the actual investors on the call got to see what the Halo show will look like.
No doubt Halo fans will find this to be a lackluster way for ViacomCBS to finally show off the Halo series. The footage was played directly after the company announced that the series won't air on Showtime after all, but on the ViacomCBS streaming service Paramount+ (previously CBS All Access). That news came along with a ton of other Paramount+ news, like the announcement of a Beavis and Butt-Head movie and a Frasier revival.
The Halo show has been in the works for years, originally with Steven Spielberg attached. We still know very little about it, besides a handful of casting appointments (such as Orange is the New Blacks' Pablo Schreiber as Master Chief and Jen Taylor, who played Cortana in the Halo games, reprising her role). We also know that the show has shot in Budapest.
Other than that, details about the Halo show are scarce--unless, of course, you're a ViacomCBS investor who got to see the first footage from the series debut. So, yeah--if you know one, send them our way. In the meantime, look forward to Paramount+ debuting March 4, and the Halo show arriving sometime after that.
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