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Ridley Scott's Halo Project Gets A Battlestar Galactica Director

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Good news, Halo lovers — you're finally getting your long-awaited live-action video game adaptation, and it's being directed Battlestar Galactica director Sergio Mimica-Gezzan.

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TheWrap is reporting that the Ridley Scott-backed, live-action Halo adaptation is rocketing forward. Mind you, this is completely different from the TV series Halo that Steven Spielberg wants to make for Xbox One.

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Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring is in line to write the series, but this story about a super soldier fighting in the 26th century will NOT follow Master Chief.

The Wrap says this adpation will be similar to Machinima's Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. This digital-only series is expected to debut before the end of the year, and there should be a big announcement at E3 in June. Mimica-Gezzan has worked on Minority Report and A.I., but found a big following directing episodes of Battlestar Galactica.

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So, I'm sorry, but I'm way confused. There's a TV show produced by Spielberg and another one produced by Scott? Or is one a film? Or am I completely missing something obvious?