'District' Draws 'Halo' Team
According to Variety, Jackson's Wing Nut Films shingle will produce
The trade paper offers no details on the script, written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, except to say that it will shoot in South Africa. Jackson's WETA Workshop will do the effects and the "Lord of the Rings" director will be as hands-on as any producer shooting an ambitious movie of his own (the recently started
Jackson tapped Blomkamp last August to direct a big screen version of the insanely popular
Microsoft eventually hired to Blomkamp to direct a series of commercials for the video game launch of "Halo 3." On the ad side, Blomkamp may be best known for the "Alive With Technology" Citroen commercial featuring a stretching and dancing car. He also has done effects on a number of TV shows, including "Smallville" and "Dark Angel."