“We want to have Halo on any screen we have access to,” said O’Connor. After the panel, a high level network executive came up up to O’Connor and said, “We want to do something with Halo,” and O’Connor shot back, “Bring piles of money.” The executive responded, “For Halo, we will.” Someone’s been reading Nukoda.
Someone from the New York Video Game Critics circle approached O’Conner after the panel, the first thing O’Connor said was, “There will be a Halo movie.”
O’Connor is adamant when he says Microsoft would allow high-profile directors to make Halo their own.”If Danny Boyle wants to make a Danny Boyle-style movie, that’s great. Let Danny Boyle be Danny Boyle. We would not constrain a director.”
O’Conner reiterated: “There will be a Halo movie. We don’t need a movie. But we’d like a movie. We’d like the moms of gamers to see the movies because they would love our characters. Maybe we’ll even fund it ourselves.” (more…)