It has been announced Shabana Azmi will be starring in Steven Speilberg’s upcoming video gaming web series ‘Halo’.
Reported by FilmFare, Azmi who will be essaying the role Admiral Margaret Parangosky shared her excitement of joining the cast, “It cant get bigger than this ! Asian actors have been fighting for colour blind casting for years…finally its become a reality! This is completely new territory for me – I’m both excited and nervous which is a good place to be in.”
Sharing how she landed the role, Azmi said, “It just fell into my lap! I had to give up on two projects I was scheduled to do here, but I figured it would be worth it.”
‘Halo’ is a popular video game franchise based on the conflict of humanity and an alien race known as the Covenant in the 26th century. It will also star Natascha McElhone, Bokeem Woodbine, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac and Kate Kennedy.