While gamers are still clamoring for a movie based on Microsoft’s wildly popular Halo
franchise, they may have to settle for the next best thing: a Showtime television series chronicling the adventures of Master Chief in his war against intergalactic invaders. Steven Spielberg
’s Amblin Entertainment
has been hard at work developing a series based on the sci-fi shooter about a faceless supersoldier taking on multiple alien enemies for the past year. Now they’re closing in on finding showrunners to bring writer Stuart Beattie
’s vision to the screen with an eye on getting the series set up at Showtime. Part of the reason negotiations have dragged on centered on the fact that the Halo
series would not only air on the same network as Homeland, but will also be...