Live-Action Halo TV Series Being Produced, Steven Spielberg Involved

By Ishaan . May 21, 2013 . 10:48am

Microsoft’s Halo studio, 343 Industries, announced this morning that a live-action Halo TV series is in production, and is being helmed by Steven Spielberg.

 

No further details on the Halo TV series were announced. We’ll have more news as it is made available.


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  • TheExile285

    Steven Spielberg at the helm? Basically confirmed to be awesome.

    • https://twitter.com/Ni_Go_Zero_Ichi Project 2501

      Not necessarily. He could just be producing (or worse, executive producing). You know, like he did with the Transformers movies.

  • Brimfyre

    Gaming is dead.

    • DCBlackbird

      But it’s Spielberg

    • TheExile285

      What are you talking about?

  • Chris Yuen

    ..and I thought we were watching the reveal for gaming news…not announcements of new television series…

    • TheExile285

      You realize this program would be aimed at gamers who played Halo. Its like when Sony announced the Ratchet and Clank movie on PS Blog.

      I don’t see what everyone is upset about. I have no interest in XboxOne ATM but I’m happy about since I enjoyed the Halo games I’ve played

      • Anime10121

        I enjoyed Halo 1 Combat Evolved and its sequel (although to a lesser extent), so if the story is remake of the first games world, I’d definitely be in!

        Oh, and side note, he’s upset because Ratchet and Clank the movie wasnt announced at the PS4 reveal. Sony focused on games pretty much, where Microsoft as usual, focused on their apps and socialization.

        But hey I am looking forward to seeing what they do with this tv series!

      • michel

        I sure as hell hope not! If this program is aimed at Halo gamers, there’s potential for an epic fail. It’s like thinking that Game of Thrones is aimed at fantasy readers, or Lost at survivialists…

    • Kai2591

      exactly.

      btw its amazing no one downvoted you yet haha~

  • Lexaus_the_Alchemist

    So that’s where the Halo/Spielberg collabo is headed (instead of the movie that’s been in limbo for years). Interesting.

  • Solomon_Kano

    Not what I watched the reveal for, but holy shit if this isn’t awesome news.

    • Kai2591

      ikr

  • http://www.facebook.com/jraimey Justin Raimey

    I find the Halo story to be very boring. I just like it for the gameplay, but I can see the Halo fans who actually care about the story get excited about this.

  • Göran Isacson

    I think this one will be a success- Spielberg is good at plucking at the audiences heart strings, and is probably a good fit for the kind of melodrama a Halo-show would have to include. Good news for the Halo-fans!

  • M’iau M’iaut

    Please remember the target audience for this folks. And it just isn’t Halo gamers and may not be niche. Spielberg brings plenty of eyes himself — and one can’t say there’s no market for a Halo TV show.

    Remember what Red v Blue became at one time.

    • https://twitter.com/Ni_Go_Zero_Ichi Project 2501

      “One time”, though, being the peak of the Halo brand, which ended about half a decade ago.

      • http://youtube.com/miyabigaming 水木

        I agree, this seems abit late

        • Kai2591

          good point

  • https://twitter.com/Ni_Go_Zero_Ichi Project 2501

    And the gaming world of 2007 was stunned.

  • Calintz YT

    That is going to be on expensive ass tv series.

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