Halo: Nightfall Details Revealed

By Jerry Minnich, 4 years ago
Yesterday, at San Diego Comic Con 2014, 343 Industries and Scott Free Productions showed off a first look at the new live action series Halo: Nightfall. At the show a panel consisting of Executive Producer Kiki Wolfkill, Franchise Development Director Frank O’Connor, Scott Free TV President David Zucker, and several Halo: Nightfall cast members gave new insights into the plot and production of the series, along with a slick debut trailer.

Set between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall follows lead character Jameson Locke (Mike Colter, Million Dollar Baby, Zero Dark Thirty) and his team as they are caught in a terrorist attack on the distant world of Sedra. Led by Locke, his team of Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) agents must team up with a distrustful Sedran commander. As the plot thickens, our heroes encounter a strange and dangerous artifact that will force the team into a desperate fight for survival (all manner of drama to ensue as well). Agent Locke is a new character in the Halo universe who is set to play a major role in Halo 5: Guardians, also releasing later this year.

Halo: Nightfall Characters

At the helm are legendary filmmakers Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner, Gladiator), David Zucker (Airplane!, The Naked Gun), Sergio Mimica-Gezzan (Battlestar Galactica, Heroes), and Paul Scheuring (A Man Apart, Prison Break). Together they pledge the series will bring a new level of high-quality visuals and rich storytelling to expand the Halo universe and tie into the games in exciting and innovative ways.

Halo: Nightfall locations

Ridley Scott also had a few words to say about the project:

In science fiction, we're always searching for new frontiers. We're drawn to the unknown. With Halo: Nightfall, we're pioneering a new medium in terms of interactive storytelling on Xbox. It’s going to be fun for long-time fans to see how the worlds come together with an ambition to attract new fans along the way with what we’ve created
Check out the launch trailer below:

Halo: Nightfall will be included as part of the Halo Master Chief Collection on Xbox One or available separately on Xbox Live starting November 11th.
Jerry Minnich
Written by Jerry Minnich
Jerry Minnich is a dapper young fellow from Fort Worth, Texas. He loves gaming, beer and spending time with his lovely wife and pug. He doesn't know what a twitter is, he does have a facebook that he infrequently frequents, but really just find him on Xbox Live. His favorite game is Half-Life 2, favorite movie is Fight Club, favorite beer is whatever happens to be in front of him. Women want to be him, men want to be with him.