Universal and 20th Century Fox reach agreement with the Master Chief
The film translation of Microsoft’s popular sci-fi based first-person shooter franchise, Halo, has been given a 2007 launch date by Universal and 20th Century Fox, according to a report in entertainment publication Variety.
In an agreement between the three companies, Universal will oversee the movie’s production and domestic distribution, while Fox controls its foreign provision. The two film studios will split the revenues equally, while paying Microsoft $5 million and 10 per cent of the film’s gross.
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All I can say is YAY! (and sorry for all the ads)