Universal and Fox no longer behind Halo film adaption

Both Universal and Fox have withdrawn their financial support from the upcoming Halo film still in development. The two companies recently had a falling out with Microsoft and the filmmakers (including executive producer Peter Jackson) over the price of the film (currently estimated at $135 million, though recent rumors had put it in the $200 million range) and how the profits were to be shared between the Universal, Fox, Microsoft, and the filmmakers. The film team remains optimistic, however. Ken Kamins (a representative for Jackson and co-producer Fran Walsh) states that Microsoft is already in talks with other distributors.

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