Get excited, Master Chief fans. Microsoft (MSFT) has put out a new live-action teaser film for Halo 4 that honestly makes you wonder whether you’re watching a video game trailer of a trailer for a summer blockbuster movie. And there’s a good reason for that: Oscar-nominated director David Fincher, best known for directing The Social Network and Fight Club, produced it. The two-minute movie features flashbacks of Halo protagonist Master Chief growing up as a child and eventually transforming into a galaxy-saving super soldier. Microsoft’s Halo 4 trailer follows below.

[Via ITWorld]

Prior to joining BGR as News Editor, Brad Reed spent five years covering the wireless industry for Network World. His first smartphone was a BlackBerry but he has since become a loyal Android user.