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Peter Jackson and WETA have just been signed up to look after the HALO film.

Could be interesting seeing Jackson turn his hand to sci-fi but at the moment it sounds like he'll be producing it rather than directing....

Halo Movie Recruits Peter Jackson (BBC News Online; Wednesday 5th October 2005)

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karohemd
Oct. 6th, 2005 12:19 am (UTC)
What a waste...
jester_nine
Oct. 9th, 2005 08:35 pm (UTC)
why a waste. Can you elaborate on that?

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karohemd
Oct. 9th, 2005 08:42 pm (UTC)
Video game spin-offs have hardly been great in the past, or successful at the box office.
Jackson/WETA did a great job with LotR and King Kong looks like it's going to be splendid, too. Halo might have been revolutionary as console games go but it hardly makes for an exciting plot or subject matter.

Just because it's directed by Jackson and production-designed by WETA, doesn't mean it's going to be very good if the source is crap to start with.
angusabranson
Oct. 9th, 2005 08:51 pm (UTC)
(I quite liked the Resident Evil films...:p)
karohemd
Oct. 9th, 2005 08:58 pm (UTC)
But that's because Mila Jovovich is a babe and not because they're good films. :oP
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