Showtime’s official Twitter account has revealed that Pablo Schreiber (Mad Sweeney on American Gods) will wear the iconic Spartan armor and take on the role as the super solider who fights the Covenant.
It’s time to suit up!@schreiber_pablo has been enlisted as Master Chief. He’ll play the iconic Spartan super soldier and humanity’s last hope against the alien Covenant in our upcoming series, #Halo. #Showtime pic.twitter.com/RP9W5bRV4q
— Showtime (@Showtime) April 17, 2019
The Halo series will loosely follow the original Combat Evolved storyline, with a nine-episode order. No air date has been set for the series.