New Halo TV Show Trailer Revealed At The Game Awards

Watch the first full-length trailer for the upcoming Halo series.

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Right on schedule, the first full-length trailer for the upcoming Halo TV series premiered tonight during The Game Awards. The trailer shows off Pablo Schreiber as the Master Chief and sets up some of the story and settings that viewers will get to visit in the long-awaited sci-fi show.

The Halo series is coming to Paramount+ in 2022. It's produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and directed in part by Otto Bathurst, who directed the shocking first episode of Black Mirror.

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Speaking to Entertainment Weekly recently, Schreiber said it was a "herculean task" to play Master Chief, in part because of his intense workout schedule to get shredded to play the famous Xbox hero.

"It's a huge job, from setting the tone on set down to the grueling task of waking up at the crack of dawn to work out, then go to shoot, and go home to work out some more. Nothing about it is easy, and I wouldn't want it to be," he said.

Schreiber said the Halo series will be a "classic hero's journey" that will "crack the veneer" of Master Chief. "It takes place very much in the universe that the video games created, but it's a TV show. We get to expand that universe and create stories in it. There's going to be some new characters that are introduced, there's going to be a lot of familiar characters that everyone will know from the game," he said.

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