Halo 4, Microsoft has announced. Fincher, director of Fight Club, The Social Network and the Jodie Foster tour de force, Panic Room, will produce the trailer, titled "Scanned," which will present "a captivating look at the backstory of Master Chief, and provides a glimpse of the new threat he will encounter in Halo 4."
Joining Fincher is visual effects lead Tim Miller, best known for his (amazing) work in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. Miller will direct the trailer.
The trailer will debut on October 18 during Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. It will become available on Halo Waypoint and the Xbox YouTube channel immediately after broadcast. In the meantime, you can gaze at a single still image taken from the trailer. Spoiler: It's Master Chief.
Update: Fincher is producing the trailer, not directing it. Miller will direct the trailer.