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Survival is a choice.
Halo: Nightfall is a live-action digital feature written by Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring and produced by Scott Free Productions. It consists of five episodes which released on a weekly basis and can be streamed through the Halo Channel for those who have purchased Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
The Blu-ray and DVD was released on March 17, 2015 in America.
On February 7, 2556, Jameson Locke is part of a unit sent by the UNSC to investigate Covenant activity on Sedra. During a covert operation, Locke and a team of ONI agents attempt to prevent a rogue Sangheili from detonating an unidentified weapon. The team's efforts fail, resulting in the detonation of a biological weapon that only affects humans. Locke's investigation into the source of the biological weapon leads ONI to a fragment of Installation 04. Working with Colonel Randall Aiken and a small team of Sedra militia members, the ONI team lands on the fragment. Although the joint strike team captured two human smugglers, they are ambushed and stranded by Thanolekgolo worms during extraction.
With their D81-LRT Condor dropship disabled, the surviving humans attempt to make their way to the smugglers' tug ship, and have a problem. The tug itself can only carry two passengers, which ultimately splits the group into two, Locke with Randall and Sedra militia member Macer, while two members of Locke's team are with a surviving smuggler. Locke's group finds the crashed Condor, barely flight-capable. Randall volunteers himself to detonate the nuclear ordinance while Locke and Macer use the Condor to reach the tug. Locke and Macer successfully escape the Halo fragment with the commandeered tug before its detonation.
Cast and Characters
- Mike Colter as Jameson Locke
- Christina Chong as Talitha Macer
- Steven Waddington as Randall Aiken
- Luke Neal as Michael Horrigan
- Alexander Bhat as Alistair Bov Estrin
- Alexis Rodney as Arris Le
- Christian Contreras as Gregory Aio Ramos
- Eric Kofi Abrefa as Haisal Wari
- Jennie Gruner as Samantha Wisner
- Sarah Armstrong as Jordan Gaines
- Shaun Blaney as Mason Hundley
- Main article: Halo: Nightfall First Look
Behind The Scenes
- Halo: Nightfall credits
- Eurogamer: 343's master plan for Halo 5: Guardians
- Twitter, Halo - Just revealed at @comic_con: The world premiere of the #Halo: Nightfall key art! #SDCC
- Halo Waypoint: Halo: Nightfall description
- TheWrap - Ridley Scott's 'Halo' Digital Feature Recruits 'Good Wife' Star Mike Colter
- Twitch - Xbox E3 2014 Media Briefing 47:54 - 57:50
- GameStop - Halo: The Master Chief Collection for Xbox One
- YouTube - Halo Channel Premiere
- Xbox Wire - SDCC 2014: 343 Industries and Scott Free Productions Offer First-Look of Halo: Nightfall
- Gigaom: Bonnaroo, Halo and soccer: Microsoft aims high with Xbox Originals
- Halo: Nightfall – Episode 3 – Second Story 4
- Halo Waypoint - Halo: Nightfall description
- Halo: Nightfall – Episode 1
- Halo: Nightfall – Episode 2
- Halo: Nightfall – Episode 5
- Halo Waypoint: Halo: Nightfall image description