Halo: Former Director Reveals His Vision for Showtime Series

Though planning for Showtime’s planned Halo TV series is officially underway, with production expected to start later in 2019, the long-in-development project had a recent key staffing turnover when attached director Rupert Wyatt, best known for directing Rise of the Planet of the Apes, departed the project┬áin December 2018 and was later replaced by Robin Hood and Black Mirror helmer Otto Bathurst.

Though he’s now off the project, Wyatt had previously been deeply involved with Halo as both director and executive producer, and still has a lot of emotional investment in the series. IGN caught up with Wyatt at SXSW while he was promoting his new movie Captive State and chatted about what would have been had he stayed on Halo.

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