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"Halo" Movie is Dead

Posted: October 5th, 2007 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
"Halo" Movie is DeadSubmit Comment
Creativity-Online spoke with Neill Blomkamp, the man who was set to direct the "Halo" film, about the current status of the project.

"The film is entirely dead," he revealed. "In the configuration it was in. Whatever happens with that movie, assuming that movie gets made, will be a totally different configuration. It's not so much me as the entire vessel sank. Basically, it was a combination of; there were two studios involved that weren't getting along in the process of making it, Universal and Fox. So the film collapsed at the end of last year, and it's been dead, ever since then."

Even though the project is now over with, Blomkamp didn't mind sharing his vision on how he would have made it. "I was going to push that as far as [I could] until the studios kind of threw a noose around me," he said. "I wanted it to feel like the most brutal, real version of science fiction in a war environment that you've seen in a while. It would have been cool, it would have been a unique take on things, science fiction in a dirty, organic way."

Blomkamp added that he was very careful, since he knows he was going to make a war movie when a real war is going on. "The thing I was going to do was pull it more towards that mythology and more towards the science fiction," he said. "I wasn't trying to have any moral or ethic point of view pushed through me, through the film, I was just going to keep it pure entertainment."

If for some reason the project actually gets off the ground, there is no guarantee that Blomkamp would return to helm. "Right now, I can't see myself doing that film," he stated. "But I'm not going to say that I'm not going to do it. So in the present moment, right now, I could take it or leave it."

Click here to read more about "Halo."

Source: Creativity-Online


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ChrisEdwards writes:
on October 6th, 2007 at 1:20:31 PM

It's a shame that they couldnt get it off the ground becuase they would make more money than ever becuase everyone likes halo

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