Report: Showtime close to Halo TV deal

Microsoft's Xbox Entertainment Studios is "deep in negotiations" with cable TV network Showtime to create a live-action Halo drama series, according to a report in Variety. Xbox Studios has been pitching a Halo drama series around TV companies, as part of its remit to expand gaming properties across new media platforms, and to offer content to Xbox Live subscribers. Variety says the two companies are "close to a deal" although negotiations are continuing on how ...