Last week Bungie was hinting at a big announcement sometime this week. While some others have predicted it as nothing more than some XBOX 360 hype, the reality is far from it! The big news is that Peter Jackson (yes that Peter Jackson) has signed on to Executive Produce the Halo motion picture. While producing a movie is quite different from writing an effective screenplay or directing, knowing Jackson as a perfectionist, I think we can all expect this to be the first computer game movie to not suck…. hopefully.
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Yes. The Peter Jackson, Executive Producing the Halo film.
Needless to say I and the rest of Bungie are positively incontinent (Marty especially). But what really knocks us on our asses is we’re also getting the combined talent of the mighty men and women of WETA in the bargain.