Check out the Blu-ray trailer for Xbox's live-action sci-fi movie "Halo: Nightfall," based on the popular video-game franchise, which serves as a precursor to this year's fall release of "Halo 5: Guardians" game.
The 90-minute feature, executive-produced by Ridley Scott and starring TV actor Mike Colter (who has recently been tapped to play superhero Luke Cage for an upcoming Marvel/Netflix series), introduces Agent Jameson Locke. A character that will play an important part in the upcoming "Halo" videogame.
Halo: Nightfall introduces a pivotal new character, Jameson Locke, a legendary manhunter and agent with the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), Earth's most powerful and secretive military branch. When he and his team are caught in a horrific biological attack, they unravel a plot that draws them to an ancient, hellish artifact, where they will be forced to fight for their survival, question everything, and ultimately choose between their loyalties and their lives. Taking place between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, Halo: Nightfall is Locke's origin story which will lend insight and understanding into the character he becomes in Halo 5: Guardians.
Halo: Nightfall stars Mike Colter, Steven Waddington, Christina Chong, Luke Neal, Alexander Bhat, Alexis Rodney, Christian Contreras, Eric Kofi Abrefa, Jennie Gruner, Sarah Armstrong, Shaun Blaney