Halo: Season 2 – Everything You Need to Know (UPDATED)

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There’s a well-earned stigma that video game live-action adaptations rarely turn out to be good, which is why many were skeptical when the Halo TV series was announced. Season 1 was then met with somewhat mixed reviews due to its deviations from the source material. But that didn’t stop Paramount from greenlighting a second season for Halo.

Actually, Halo was renewed for Season 2 before the first season even premiered in March 2022. So even if die-hard Halo fans didn’t like Season 1, we’ll be getting a continuation of the Paramount+ series sooner or later. But when does it come out? Here’s everything you should know about Halo: Season 2.

 

When Is Halo: Season 2 Coming Out?

Update: It’s confirmed that Halo: Season 2 will come to Paramount+ on February 8, 2024.

Original Story: As of now, Halo: Season 2 has no official release date. However, it’s been confirmed that filming has already wrapped for Halo’s second season and is currently undergoing post-production.

In an Instagram post from Pablo Schreiber (Master Chief) in May 2023, he thanked the entire Halo team for their hard work by uploading several photos of them with a heartwarming caption. The actor was also asked if his posting meant that it was a wrap on Season 2, to which he answered: “It is indeed.” This is also good news since it means that production wasn’t affected by the Screen Actors Guild strikes in July 2023.

At this rate, you can expect Halo: Season 2 to come out in early-mid 2024, assuming there won’t be any unforeseen delays.

 

What Is Halo: Season 2 About?

With how different the first season’s storyline was from the video game canon, Season 2 may continue to tell its own story of the Halo universe. There are also several plot threads left unanswered that they need to address in the next season.

For instance, Season 1 ended with Cortana taking complete control of Master Chief’s body and erasing all his memories and personality. We’ll need to see how this plays out for the friends and relationships he made during the first season. Will we finally see Master Chief act the way he does in the games? Or will they reverse this decision?

On the other hand, the series needs to adapt core elements from the video games, like the Halo Rings and the Flood, to please its fans. We’ve also yet to see Dr. Halsey’s long-term plan after escaping the UNSC.

 

Halo: Season 2 Confirmed Cast

While an official cast list has yet to be released, the following are expected to return for Halo: Season 2:

  • Pablo Schreiber as Master Chief
  • Jen Taylor as Cortana
  • Yerin Ha as Kwan Ha
  • Bookeem Woodbine as Soren-066
  • Natascha McElhone as Dr. Catherine Halsey
  • Shabana Azmi as Admiral Margaret Parangosky
  • Olive Gray as Dr. Miranda Keyes
  • Natasha Culzac as Riz-028
  • Bentley Kalu as Vannak-134
  • Kate Kennedy as Kai-125
  • Danny Sapani as Captain Jacob Keyes

They’ll also be joined by newcomers Joseph Morgan and Cristina Rodlo, who’ll play James Ackerson and Talia Perez, respectively.

 

Where To Watch Halo: Season 2 in the US

Halo: Season 2 will be available on Paramount+ for US viewers. If you’re new to its platform, you can join with a free 7-day trial to watch Halo and several other shows.

Afterward, you can get the ad-supported Essential plan worth $5.99 a month or $59.99 per year. You can also avail of their premium plan with Showtime, which includes an ad-free experience, downloads, and your local CBS station for $11.99 monthly or $119.99 yearly.

You can also get the first season of Halo on Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, Google Play, Redbox, and Microsoft Store.

 

Where To Watch Halo: Season 2 in the UK

Like the US, Halo: Season 2 will premiere on Paramount+ in the UK. You can get a subscription for only £6.99 per month or £69.90 per year after a 7-day free trial. After it airs on Paramount+, Halo: Season 2 may also become available on Apple TV, Google Play Store, and Amazon Prime Video, along with the first season.

 

How Many Episodes Will Halo: Season 2 Have?

Halo: Season 2’s episode count isn’t confirmed yet, but it may follow the previous season with nine episodes. Still, Paramount+ or the showrunners may decide to change it up for storytelling purposes.

 

Halo: Season 2 Trailer

Check out the first look trailer Halo’s second season above.

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