Halo Movie Script Revealed

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The "Halo" movie has already cost Microsoft around USD 10 million and filming hasn't yet begun but now the, usually reliable, Latinoreview.com website claims to have the first details of Alex Garland's Halo movie script. The website's reviewer describes the script as an unmitigated success and seems very excited about the prospect of seeing it developed into a movie.

Even before Latinoreview.com became involved, Bungie's Joseph Staten had already, rather ambitiously, stated about the script: Let me put it this way: I wrote the script for both Halo games, but as Alex's interpretation rumbled from one climax to the next I found myself wondering (sometimes aloud): "Damn! How's the Chief gonna fight his way outta this?!" Only to follow-up a few pages later with: "Oh man, I can't wait to see that on screen!" Good stuff.

Now El Mayimbe, Latinoreview.com script reviewer, claims that: Halo is a balls to the wall unapologetic, ruthlessly ultra-violent war movie - and it's cool as hell, man. How violent is it? It's the Saving Private Ryan of video game movies. We got headshots, bodies being cut in half by the swords of the Stealth Elite. We see what kind of damage plasma grenades can do and yes we get to see the horror of flood infection vessels - heads snapping back and torsos exploding. That sounds like good news for most fans of the game who were worried that the movie adaptation may turn into a watered down Hollywood effort to turn MasterChief into a politically correct man of the cloth.

The reviewer goes on to suggest that the script is James Cameron material and that he expects Peter Jackson's name to bring a top-notch director into the mix, something which may explain the delay in announcing a name. According to Mr. Staten however, ...over the next month or so Peter Schlessel (who's signed on as Producer), Parsons and I will be meeting with potential directors, and picking the best person for the job. I recently saw a list of "available and interested" candidates, and trust me: it's an embarrassment of riches.

El Mayimbe presents a very thorough description of Act I of the Halo movie script which I would advise fans of the game to avoid if they are looking forward to the movie although by summer 2007 most of the details will have evicted from your young minds by hours of intense, brain-cell obliterating gaming. The review also mentions some key moments of Act II although it doesn't go into too much detail. An interesting point made by the reviewer is that MCs first words in the movie come on page 10 of the script and are: What are my orders?. Also expect an explosive beginning to the movie, featuring ...tall and regal ELITES, the massive HUNTERS, the gorilla-sized GRUNTS, and the thin and feral JACKALS.

Even if the story on Latinoreview.com is correct and all the hype on the script is spot-on we have to bear in mind Alex Garland's words of wisdom: I'd say people are right to worry. I'm worried. In fact, everyone - in particular those working on the film - should be worried. In the case of Lord Of The Rings, I'd guess that Peter Jackson had plenty of sleepless nights, thinking - am I doing the right thing? Am I doing the books justice? And Lord of The Rings shows Jackson's efforts to avoid his fears on pretty much every frame. So I'd hope the director of Halo has exactly the same level of commitment and concern.

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Halo Movie Script Revealed

Look, Halo doesnt suck. It was a landmark game that totally rewrote the concept of first person shooters, hell, HL2 would have been a hell of a different game if it had not been for Halo and Halo 2. It was proof that even now, new ideas and thoughts could be written and put into practice instead of churning out Generic Crappy Shooter 6 - The Movie Tie In. And prats that say idiotic stuff like "halo sucks, huh huh!" are either morons who cant see past 1986... or six year olds getting stroppy cuz they didnt get it on thier sparkly PS2. The simple truth is, EVERY real gamer out there loves halo, its up there with Halflife and Darwinia in our hearts. Everyone else, go find another hobby and shut the hell up.There, thats my rant over, the film looks ace too by the way :D Hope they dont make it too gory, my little bro is desperate to see it lol!

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Haha, you're kidding right? Look dude, Halo is a generic first person shooter, the only reason why people give it such blind praise is because it the one of the only good/first person shooters available on the XBox at the time, if it was out for PC, no one would give a s**t.

Halo Movie Script Revealed

unable to verify captchaunable to verify captchaunable to verify captchaunable to verify captchaunable to verify captchaFix this s**t...MG used to be gaming journalists back in the day, now their ranks are filled with fanboys of Xbox, ATI and worst of all, Blizzard. Not a single negative word on any of these corporations, even when they're screwing up big time.

Halo Movie Script Revealed

You halo haters can all eat my ass and your stupid ps2 and your gaycubes Xbox is the best console it rapes all your stupid little s**t boxes that you call consoles. f**k ps2 and all those japanese haters for microsoft.

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Xbox a great console! no way an outdated pc to plug in your Tv. I don't hate nor dislike Halo, each to his own. I have an Xbox and all I use it for is a overated dvd player. But to say Xbox is the best, go get a pc and get Cod 2,dx 9!

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Ok, I'm not saying that halo is the best fps ever (that probably Halflife 2 :P), but it does nail it... It is really action packed, especially multiplayer does it right... Next 2 that, the music while playing just make ur jumping en shooting the f*ck out every 1 even sweeter...

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Ill probley whatch it..."halo sucks balls" shutup man i bet your dont even know what halo is all about.As long as they make it simi like the game i think i would whatch it.It is the best 1st person shooter out there buddys....i played this game for like 23 days straight now..haha

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Ok listen.. First of all Halo games don't suck. I must agree they arent special but they were fun, escpecially the mutliplayer modes!And for the moron here that said that Halo changed the FPS genre.. Please stop GAMING as soon as possible!!! Thats the dumbest thing i've ever heard.. Have you ever even played other FPS games in your life?? Halo didnt do anything that was done before in other FPS games!! You NOOB!!

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Ok listen.. First of all Halo games don't suck. I must agree they arent special but they were fun, especially the mutliplayer modes!And for the moron here that said that Halo changed the FPS genre.. Please stop GAMING as soon as possible!!! Thats the dumbest thing i've ever heard.. Have you ever even played other FPS games in your life?? Halo didnt do anything that was done before in other FPS games!! You NOOB!!

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Why talk bout all this, you like it or u dont. U guys dont have to fight about it :S. personally I find it a good game cuz it's verry centerd 2 the action. It has a good multiplayer and a good singleplayer, who doesn't like 2 play with 16 people and be shoulting things like F*CKING b***h!!! and stuff when you get sniped or driven over :DBut as I said, U like it or not.

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Umm yeah... that guy just described the first couple chapters of the the book "The Flood" by William Dietz. IF that's the script, I'm going to be disappointed slightly. I love Halo, and would probably see this movie, but... I don't know about this.

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Ok, I hate the entire Halo...experience. Putting that aside if the movie is half as good as this article claims I might not mind it. However...what part of Halo had such an effect on FPS like HL2? lol Dual Wielding? (Goldeneye) Double Joystick (Time Splitters lol) crappy storyline? (Doom). Nothing about Halo was new. It's just a pretty good game.

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Anonymous at 9:53 10/11/2005. Halo did not bring co op to FPS. There was this one game with a red and blue pistol...CALLED AREA 51!!! HELOOO? ANYONE HOME???? There's also EVERY SINGLE COP SHOOTER FROM THE '80s!!!! And yes, they were out on Sega Saturn and such.

Halo Movie Script Revealed

If someone came up to me and started s**tting in his hands, then eating that s**t from his hands then vomiting on his hands then eating that and told me that doing that was fun....I would think that is a better idea than this frutiless, pointless idea. Halo...movie...*sigh*:D

Halo Movie Script Revealed

The HALO games were fun, but lets face it, they didnt redefine anything nor did they bring anything new to FPSs. I had already experienced every feature in halo plus tons of extras on PC, but I do believe it will make a good movie. If you thought HALO was groundbreaking or all new then you haven't been playing FPSs for very long.

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Halo kicked ass. And if it did bring something new to the whole FPS experiance, its Vehicles! screw UT2k4 and any other game that used vehicles too. the vehicles made the whole experiance better! and i liked the whole shield part of the Mjolnir armor . and i hope the Movie is Violent as hell and Rated R for extreme blood and gore!

Halo Movie Script Revealed

The halo storyline is very nice, intense and exciting. I read in the newspaper that Peter Jacksson wants to be the director of this film... And don't think that Jacksson is a SUPERdirector just cus he made the LotR movies. Remember braindead? Meet the Feebles?But i'm looking forward to the Halo movie :)

Halo Movie Script Revealed

Wow... you people are f**king losers, I would have to say that you "people" ,and I use that term losely, are almost as pathetic as the ticket sales from this AWFUL movie are BOUND to be. Just like every other video game turned movie, except this time they're taking a s**tty game and a s**tty director and I guess they think it's wizard turds because they seem to think if they rool those two ENOURMOUS amounts of s**t together it'll make gold, they are sadly mistaken. Sorry ladies that game sucks, you all suck and that movie it BOUND TO SUCK!

Halo Movie Script Revealed

I like how you people say things like "xbox roxs" or "xbox an rape PS2". Well I got sour news for ya' jack, they're video game systems which mean basicaly, they DON'T have reproductive organs. Even if we DID live in some fantasy world where the procedding could happen, xbox would be to fat, bulky and akward and unable to dislodge it's ever growing ass from the groove it's made in the sofa after so many years of playing s**tty video games that it wouldn't be able to brethe properly, much less, "rape" anyone. It would be just unfair, like pitting a crippialed, diabetic man on dialasis in a foot race against a gold medal distance runner, jusr not fair at all, long story shot Xbox blows, PS2 is ok, and Gamecube has the best graphics out of all three, but it doesn't really matter anymore because whith the new consels allready out, Nintendo proved it's the cream of the crop what with their Wii selling more consels than Xbox 360 AND PS3.

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