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From One Ring To Another
Jackson takes on Halo adaptation

05 October 2005  |  Written by   

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Lord of the Rings legends Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh have just made a million anxious gamers happy and signed on as executive producers for the adaptation of hit Xbox computer game, Halo.

The film will be shot entirely in New Zealand, with production scheduled to begin in early 2007. Sadly, Jackson won't be directing the film but he will take a certain amount of creative control and Weta Workshop and Weta Digital will handle all effects and post production.

Halo concerns the exploits of genetically engineered supersoldier, The Master Chief, during Earth's war with a coalition of alien species called The Covenant. At the climax of this interstellar war, The Master Chief's ship crashes onto Halo, an alien world constructed in a ring configuration that encircles a sun.

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to uh izzet avp was a crappy mindless action film which was hopelessly pointless in making, if you like sci-fi action i suggest you try something with a storyline like serentiy. it can actually be watched by soemone who likes plot and not silly aliens killing each other for the worlds most stupid reason. More

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Could be good but there is only one problem that a faithful adaption would bring and it was one problem I had with the game. That is the aliens themselves I wasn't a fan of how they looked or sounded in the game and they would make a piss poor translation to the screen   More

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the fact is my friend that halo is not anywhere near the same as resident evil first of all to be a serious geek they are both shooting games but halo is first person shooter resident evil is third person also resident evil is zombies halo is aliens but i have to say have you even played halo because if you had you would know that its not like any other video game with a gun it is 'the' video game with a gun it is byfar one of the best shooting games there is p.s doom was complete crap but More

Posted by pottle at 23:09 on 23 June 2006 | Report This Post

yeeeeaaass!
if this film is half as good as the game then i'm gonna be a very happy man More

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