Steven Spielberg is producing a live-action TV adaptation of the hugely popular Halo video game series, Xbox announced Tuesday in a presentation for the new Xbox One.
"For me, the Halo universe is an amazing opportunity to be at that intersection where technology and myth-making meet," Spielberg said in a video message. The series will be available on Xbox's streaming service Xbox Live, Wired reports. No premiere date or further details were given.
TNT and TBS unveiled their new programming slates Thursday, including projects from Frank Darabont, Steven Spielberg, Steve Carell, Dick Wolf and more.
"For a decade, we've been beating the drum the loudest — that cable is as good as broadcast," Steve Koonin, president of Turner Entertainment Networks, said in a statement. "Now, our industry has reached a tipping point. From creative strength to ratings power, cable has emerged as the leader in television. I'm proud of the role we've played at TNT and TBS. Today, we're looking toward the next horizon — becoming a multiscreen video company serving multiple audiences."
The beat will not go for NBC's ambitious Broadway musical drama Smash, which was canceled Friday after two seasons.
From executive producer Steven Spielberg and starring Emmy winner Debra Messing and Oscar winner Anjelica Huston, Smash was a notable hit for...
Evil Dead topped the box office this weekend, bringing in $26 million, according to Box Office Mojo.
The horror movie, which stars Suburgatory's Jane Levy, Lou Taylor Pucci and Cult's Jessica Lucas, is a remake of the 1983 cult classic that catapulted Bruce Campbell's career.
CBS is going Under the Dome.
The summer series, produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment and based on Stephen King's book of the same name, is about the small New England town of Chester's Mill, which mysteriously becomes sealed off from the world by an oversized transparent dome. The series will follow the citizens' struggle to survive as they try to learn more about the dome and how to get rid of it.
Breaking Bad's Dean Norris joins Under the Dome