The latest trailer for Halo 4 is a big budget live action short which has been executive produced by David Fincher (Fight Club, Se7en) and directed by visual FX guru Tim Miller. ‘Scanned’ is a view into the past life and humanity of the Master Chief induced, in the form of a several flashbacks, by an alien enemy as it violates his mind.
The VFX is of a Hollywood standard, hardly surprising given Millers’ involvement, and serves to prompt further calls to finally get the funding together for the inevitable Halo movie. There’s a great article over on screenrant if you want to catch up with the on/off film developments.
If you can’t wait for that to happen you can always get your Halo live action fix with Machinima’s ‘Forward Into Dawn’ web series. Episode 3 has just landed …