EntertainmentWeekly reports that Showtime’s live-action Halo series has added two actors with Bokeem Woodbine (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Fargo) will play Soren-006 and Natasha McElhone (Ronin) plays Dr. Catherine Halsey.

They also add character descriptions for the two characters they’ll be playing.

“Soren-066, a morally complex privateer at the fringes of human civilization whose fate will bring him into conflict with his former military masters and his old friend, the Master Chief.”

“Dr. Catherine Halsey, the brilliant, conflicted and inscrutable creator of the Spartan supersoldiers and Cortana, the most advanced AI in human history, and potentially the key to the survival of the human race.”

The rest of the cast will include the following actors/characters.

  • Shabana Azmi as Admiral Margaret Parangosky
  • Bentley Kalu as Spartan Vannak-134
  • Natasha Culzac as Spartan Riz-028 
  • Kate Kennedy as Spartan Kai-125

Pablo Schreiber (American Gods) will play Master Chief.

They also add that it will begin airing in the first quarter of 2021 (January-April).


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