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'Halo': Master Chief suits up in first teaser for Paramount+ series

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'Halo': Master Chief suits up in first teaser for Paramount+ series
Pablo Schreiber stars as Master Chief in the first teaser for Paramount+'s "Halo." File Photo by Tasos Katopodis/UPI | License Photo

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Pablo Schreiber brings iconic video game character Master Chief to life in the first teaser trailer for Paramount+'s upcoming television adaptation of Halo.

Schreiber puts on Master Chief's signature green armor in the clip released on Monday in honor of Halo's 20th anniversary.

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Master Chief then receives a message from his A.I. partner Cortana. Jen Taylor is reprising her role as Cortana from the Xbox video game series.

"Hello Master Chief," Cortana says before fans get a glimpse at Master Chief's helmet.

The television series, from creators Steven Kane and Kyle Killen, is coming to Paramount+ in 2022. The show was originally headed to Showtime before it switched to Paramount+ in February.

Co-stars incude Natascha McElhone, Bokeem Woodbine, Shabana Azmi, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac, Kate Kennedy, Danny Sapani, Olive Gray and Charlie Murphy.

Halo the video game series follows Master Chief, a Spartan super soldier who is humanity's only hope against an alien threat known as the Covenant. Halo refers to a large, destructive weapon located in space.

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Xbox also celebrated Halo's 20th anniversary by releasing early the multiplayer beta for the latest entry in the video game series, Halo Infinite.

Halo Infinite's competitive multiplayer is free-to-play and is available on Xbox consoles and PC.

The single player component of Halo Infinite, which continues Master Chief's story, will be released on Dec.8.

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