News Bits: Xbox, Split, Flawed, Civil

Xbox One
Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has revealed that the Windows 10 update and complete OS overhaul for the Xbox One will go live on November 12th, bringing backwards compatibility with select titles to the console in the process.

The update will allow users to have easier access to all of the storefront freatures and a more streamlined UI that allows users to more easily navigate through each tab. Spencer made the announcement during yesterday’s “Halo 5: Guardians” worldwide launch event. [Source: Game Informer]

Split
Universal Pictures has announced that following their successful pairing for “The Visit,” director M. Night Shyamalan and Jason Blumhouse’s production company label will release their next project together, “Split,” on January 20th 2017.

James McAvoy headlines the supernatural suspense thriller, which co-stars Anya Taylor Joy, Betty Buckley, Jessica Sula and Haley Lu Richardson. [Source: Deadline]

Flawed
Warner Bros. Pictures is set to adapt “Flawed,” the upcoming first young adult novel from author Cecelia Ahern (“P.S. I Love You”). Wendy Finerman and Michelle Chydzik will produce.

The story is set in a world where people deemed ‘flawed’ are branded with F tattoos and forced to live as second-class citizens. When a teenager attempts to stand up for a ‘flawed’ passenger on a bus, she’s not only deemed ‘flawed’ herself, but becomes an unlikely poster girl for a growing rebellion. [Source: Variety]

Captain America: Civil War
Saruhan Saral (aka. mightyraccoon), a graphic design student in Istanbul, has released a fan-made video that posits the idea of what the opening credits sequence to next year’s “Captain America: Civil War” might look like. Saral made all the visuals and animation, while Bryan Arata contributed the soundtrack. The clip has gone viral and you can see it for yourself below: