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    Saturday, October 25, 2014

    Halo: Nightfall Survives the Xbox Entertainment Studios' Downfall & Debuts Nov.11-Agent Locke's Origin Tale



    On a major level, the Xbox Live series, Halo: Nightfall exemplifies the very need and premise for a site entitled, Afronerd.  Why this series isn't getting enough attention in urban media boggles the mind.  In a entertainment landscape that is somewhat lacking when it comes to sci-fi/fantasy minority representation, Nightfall not only has a Black protagonist in Agent Jameson Locke (portrayed by actor, Mike Colter) but also allows for his origin story to be told.  I guess the Locke character doesn't jibe well with the often seen Love and Hip Hop archetype.  Here's a bit more info, courtesy of  Spinoff Online:

    Ridley Scott Shines Light On ‘Halo: Nightfall’ With New Trailer


    In a few short weeks Halo fans will finally feast their eyes on the long-awaited Halo: Nightfall from producer Ridley Scott. Debuting Nov. 11 on Xbox Live, the five-episode series bridges the gap between Halo 4 and the 2015-shipping Halo 5: Guardians.
    Nightfall introduces new character Agent Locke, portrayed by Mike Colter (The Good Wife), who will play a huge role in Halo 5: Guardians. He and his crew must stop a plot by the alien conglomeration known as Covenant from unleashing a concoction that will kill only humans.
    Halo: Nightfall, which also stars Christina Chong, Luke Neal and Steve Waddington, was penned by Prison Break creator Paul Scheuring and directed by Sergio Mimica-Gezzan (Battlestar Galactica).
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