Originally, director Rupert Wyatt was on board to oversee several episodes but stood down in late 2018. Speaking with Collider recently, Wyatt revealed the reason why he stepped down. He explained that the show "wasn’t within the framework that I originally signed up for."
In essence his departure came down to scheduling issues as the Halo TV series will take a long time to come to screens.
However, is the upcoming TV show coming about 10 years too late?
So with the series very much in decline, surely a big budget TV show based on the video game franchise is coming far too late.
Over the years, there have been several attempts at adapting the Halo video game series into a film or TV show but until now none of them have been successful.
Now, it does look as if the Halo TV show will indeed be coming to screens in the coming years but other than dedicated Halo fans, who'll be watching the show when it comes out?
While it'd be great to see the series succeed and grow into a deep and entertaining show, you just can't see Showtime's video game adaptation gaining the same sort of popularity seen in the mid-2000s for the video game franchise itself.
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