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TCA Summer 2020 Canceled

After a productive winter press tour for the Television Critics Association (TCA), that saw the roll-out of HBO Max, Apple TV+ and a “Halo” series for Showtime, it was assumed summer would reveal more surprises. Unfortunately, the TCA announced Friday May 1 they are cancelling their summer tour in response to the on-going public health […]

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‘Halo’ Cast Set with Natascha McElhone and Bokeem Woodbine in Lead Roles

The Halo TV series cast has been rounded out as the ambitious video game adaptation looks to finally start production later this year. Pablo Schreiber (Orange Is the New Black) was previously set in the lead role of Master Chief, but today Showtime announced that Natascha McElhone (Californication) and Bokeem Woodbine (Fargo) are also set […]

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‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Honest Trailer: Tom Cruise Is Gonna Die Making These, Isn’t He?

This past summer brought another Mission: Impossible movie to the big screen, and Tom Cruise outdid himself again with another series of incredible stunts that he performed himself. From flying his own helicopter and doing an insane Halo jump from 25,000 feet above the ground, Tom Cruise pulled out all the stops for Mission: Impossible […]

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Daily Podcast: Why Netflix Needs Friends, Interview With Captain Marvel Star Brie Larson, Prince, Halo, Star Wars and Shang-Chi

On the December 4, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall and senior writer Ben Pearson to talk the latest film and tv news, including Christmas Chronicles, Netflix, Prince, Halo, Star Wars and Shang-Chi. An in Our Feature Presentation, we share our on-set […]

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Rupert Wyatt Exits Showtime’s ‘Halo’ Series as Director, Executive Producer

The bumpy road to a live-action Halo adaptation just got even bumpier. Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt is stepping down as a director and executive producer on Showtimes upcoming live-action Halo series from showrunner Kyle Killen (Awake). “Showtime’s adaptation of Halo is evolving beautifully with rich characters, compelling stories and […]

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‘Ready Player One’: How Zak Penn Wrote the Impossible Steven Spielberg Movie

When screenwriter Zak Penn read galleys in 2011 for Ernest Cline’s “Ready Player One,” he had a thought: “This will never get made.” The sprawling novel was wall to wall with ’80s references, everything from movies “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai,” “Batman” and “Back to the Future” to video games Halo, Minecraft, Tomb Raider, and […]

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