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Showtime’s Halo is rounding out its cast as it prepares to commence filming this fall. The network announced six new cast members, which includes Designated Survivor alum Natascha McElhone, at the Tv Critics Association summer season press tour on Friday, as properly as the news that the series is set to premiere in the very first quarter of 2021.
Joining American Gods‘ Pablo Schneider as the video game’s faceless hero Master Chief and Yerin Ha as new character Kwan Ha, a 16-year-old from the Outer Colonies who has a fateful meeting with Master Chief, are McElhone, Emmy nominee Bokeem Woodbine, Shabana Azmi, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac, and Kate Kennedy. The latter 3 will be playing new characters in the Halo universe produced for the series.
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Here’s the breakdown of all the characters.
Dr. Catherine Halsey (McElhone) – The “conflicted and inscrutable” creator of the Spartan supersoldiers.
Cortana (also McElhone) – The most sophisticated A.I. in history and potentially the crucial to saving human existence.
Soren-066 (Woodbine) – An old buddy of Master Chief who has turn into a privateer on the edge of civilization. He’ll be brought back into the conflict to go up against his former military masters and Master Chief, as properly.
Admiral Margaret Parangosky (Azmi) – The head of the Workplace of Naval Investigation.
Spartan Vannak-134 (Kalu) – A cybernetically augmented supersoldier produced at childhood who serves as deputy to Master Chief.
Spartan Riz-028 (Culzac) – A cybernetically enhanced killer.
Spartan Kai-125 (Kennedy) – A different Spartan supersoldier.
Halo is set to premiere in the very first quarter of 2021.
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Natascha McElhone, Designated Survivor