First Image from Halo: Nightfall Revealed, Main Character to Appear in Halo 5

Xbox Entertainment (via Variety) has revealed the first official image from their upcoming digital film Halo: Nightfall which features star Mike Colter. It has also been revealed that in addition to Colter starring in the upcoming film, his character will play an integral role in the next “Halo” game, Halo 5: Guardians. Check out the image below.

In the series, Colter plays a surgically-enhanced super soldier who is a rising star in a futuristic Spartan army and troubled by the military industrial complex he inhabits.

TV director Sergio Mimica-Gezzan is at the helm of the project with “Prison Break” creator Paul Scheuring providing the script. Ridley Scott and David Zucker are executive producing the project, which is said to be similar in scope to Machinima’s recent Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn webseries. It’s also targeting a release before the end of 2014 and will be arriving in addition to the live-action series that Steven Spielberg is producing for Xbox One.