A Microsoft Corp. product is headed to the big screen for the first time — but don’t worry, moviegoers won’t be asked to suffer through two hours of Clippy.
The company’s “Halo” video-game franchise and its hero, Master Chief, will provide the basis for a major movie under a deal between Microsoft and movie studios Universal Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox.
Microsoft confirmed the agreement Wednesday after months of speculation in Hollywood and the video-game world. —Todd Bishop
The “Clippy” lead is clever.