In an exclusive report by Variety, it was announced that Kane has decided to leave the series well in advance once post-production is complete. He turned on the spot in Budapest for the show, but COVID-19 delayed part of the shot. The showrunner has been away from home for almost 2 years, so his desire to return for “personal reasons” is understandable. Kane’s departure isn’t the first for the show’s creative team, as its co-showrunner Kyle Killen left the series before production began in Budapest.
Formerly dedicated to Showtime, Hello will be a live-action adaptation of the internationally acclaimed xbox game. With millions of fans worldwide, Paramount Plus has made a furious addition to the relatively new streaming platform, which was announced in March 2021. It has been reported that sales for the multi-rate franchise had reached more than 85 million. of copies worldwide, grossing billions of dollars in revenue.
The show features Pablo Schraiber (American gods) as the legend of the game Master Chief Petty Officer John-117: a super soldier created as part of the Spartan-II program, Jen Taylor, who voices the AI ingame, Cortana (John-117’s companion) ‘and his live-action counterpart, and Natascha McElhone as Dr. Catherine Halsey, the creator of the Spartan soldiers. The main cast includes Bokeem Woodbine, Shabana Azmi, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac, Kate Kennedy, Danny Sapani, Olive Gray, and Charlie Murphy.
Hello produced by Showtime in collaboration with the game’s original developers 343 Industries and Amblin Television, and Executive Produced by Steven Speilberg, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey.
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