They've made an "awful lot" of documentation and assets to "support a feature film." Team 343 "won’t move on it" until there's "a great reason to do it."
"We're still interested in making an excellent 'Halo' movie," confessed O’Connor. A Halo movie has been on, then off, and then on again before fizzling off.
"We've created an awful lot of documentation and materials to support a feature film. We have a good idea of what kind of story we want to tell, but won't move on it until there's a great reason to do it. We're in no particular hurry." This flick won't rewrite Halo lore.
Apparently Microsoft is keeping a keen eye on the TV business, sizing it up for a possible way to tell the Halo story. Thanks to the whole Halo movie debacle we did at least get District 9, a sci-fi movie from film makers Peter Jackson and Neill Blomkamp.
When possibly could be the right time for a Halo movie?