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Microsoft talking with Showtime for its Halo series

Microsoft wants to see its live-action Halo series air on Showtime before Xbox (NASDAQ:MSFT)

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: May 4, 2014 3:29 am

It looks like Microsoft could air its live-action Halo series on Showtime before it hits the Xbox according to a new report from Variety. The Xbox giant is reportedly in "deep negotiations" with Showtime to air its Halo series.

 

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The companies are "close to a deal" with showrunners, including Steven Spielberg, to an agreement that would have episodes air on Showtime before the Xbox. The new live-action Halo series of part of the new content Microsoft is making with its Xbox Entertainment Studios, something that Nancy Tellem says is focused on making "premium television experiences".

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