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Old May 21 2013, 06:50 PM   #1
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Live-action Halo tv show coming, Spielberg attached

Yes, Steven Spielberg is doing Halo. It was just announced at the next-gen XBOX announcement event, so no link yet.

Wow.
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Old May 21 2013, 08:35 PM   #2
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Re: Live-action Halo tv show coming, Spielberg attached

Wow indeed!
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Old May 22 2013, 02:27 AM   #3
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Re: Live-action Halo tv show coming, Spielberg attached

meh.

Speilberg was attached to Falling Skies on TNT. It's OK, but nothing that I get too excited over. I've never quite understood Halo's broad appeal.
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Old May 22 2013, 06:36 PM   #4
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Re: Live-action Halo tv show coming, Spielberg attached

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meh.

Speilberg was attached to Falling Skies on TNT. It's OK, but nothing that I get too excited over. I've never quite understood Halo's broad appeal.
The first was a revolution in console FPS's, the story is damn decent sci-fi, the books got me into reading again, whats not to love?
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Old May 23 2013, 12:31 AM   #5
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Re: Live-action Halo tv show coming, Spielberg attached

I don't know... Honestly. Maybe it's me. My first experience with Halo was Reach. It was just OK to me. I also bought Halo Anniversary figuring that I was missing key elements to its appeal and it didn't hold my interest enough for me to finish it.... Despite all that, I picked up Halo 4 because it looked awesome and... I'm just underwhelmed by it all.

Maybe the TV show will make me appreciate it more.
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Old May 23 2013, 01:33 AM   #6
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Re: Live-action Halo tv show coming, Spielberg attached

you started with the weakest link in the series, sorry, try reading the fall of reach, it's the best place to start.
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Old May 23 2013, 04:21 AM   #7
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Re: Live-action Halo tv show coming, Spielberg attached

That web-series wasn't that good... and a TV show (or Xbox exclusive streaming show more likely) is a big downgrade from their crazy Peter Jackson plans anyway.
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Old May 30 2013, 01:39 AM   #8
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Re: Live-action Halo tv show coming, Spielberg attached

I loved Forward Unto Dawn, and I'd take a TV series that lasts for hours and hours over a 2 hour whiz bang and your done movie which would have to be watered down to nothing to even get made in Hollywood.

I've been saying they should do a Halo TV series for years, and I went ape shit when they announced it. Can't wait.
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