Shabana Azmi to work with Spielberg
Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has signed the nine-part web-series Halo by Steven Spielberg, which will be directed by Otto Bathurst, who has helmed the Black Mirror Netflix series. Halo is one of the world’s most famous video game franchises, selling over 77 million copies since its first launch in zoo1. The series comes from Showtime, Microsoft and Amblin Television. Halo, described by Showtime as its’ most ambitious series ever,’ will start manufacturing in the fall in Budapest. Besides Shabana, Natascha McElhone, Bentley Kalu, Bokeem Woodbine, The project was taken on by Natasha Culzac and Kate Kennedy. Pablo Schreiber performs the iconic Master Chief role McElhone is going to play Cortana, the most sophisticated Ai in human history that could be the key to human race survival. In the meantime, Shabana will be playing Admiral Margaret Parangosky, the Naval Intelligence Office head.