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Star Trek 2 Will Shoot In 2D
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21 December 2011  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: MTV

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Star Trek 2 Will Shoot In 2D

A very slight update from the Star Trek camp here: JJ Abrams has revealed to MTV that, while Star Trek 2 will be in 3D, it'll be a post-conversion affair.

Not to worry though, because "We'll do a good high-end conversion," Abrams promises. "It'll be like the Harry Potter movie and all that. Luckily we have the months needed to do it right because if you rush it, it never looks good." The director also reveals that IMAX is on the cards, although nothing has yet been confirmed: "IMAX is my favourite format; I'm a huge fan. I would love to do it."

Aside from technical specs, there's not much new to report, since Abrams remains as tight-lipped as ever. He won't be drawn on the issue of the villain, but has confirmed that there will be no appearances from original-series cast members this time round.

What he will say is this: "Damon Lindelof, Bob Orci and Alex Kurtzman wrote the most amazing script, and I'm thrilled to get a chance to direct it. It's totally mine to screw up. If you don't like it, it's completely on me! Our sets are almost done, so we're going to start shooting next month..." 


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Brilliant!!!!!!! All 3-D films should be done this way! More

Posted by andyswright at 13:58 on 22 December 2011 | Report This Post

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Seems a strange decision to convert why not just shoot it properly, anyway probably just see it in 2D. More

Posted by durelius at 20:16 on 21 December 2011 | Report This Post

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Just wanna know why? Is it really just so they can make more cash from higher ticket sales? 3D is such a waste of time. Will wait for the Bluray and watch it in glorious 2D at home More

Posted by leroythemasochist at 17:02 on 21 December 2011 | Report This Post

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As long as i get to see it in normal 2D,im happy. More

Posted by Cool Breeze at 11:33 on 21 December 2011 | Report This Post

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Excellent! This means 2D IMAX is the way to go. Thanks JJ! More

Posted by Rgirvan44 at 10:43 on 21 December 2011 | Report This Post

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True,True More

Posted by Wild about Wilder at 10:01 on 21 December 2011 | Report This Post

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ions never sit well, booo ! JJ, bad move, and as far as Pegg is concerned, I'm sure his views will change when on set and in the company of JJ More

Posted by JIm R at 09:44 on 21 December 2011 | Report This Post

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POINTLESS! Have they learned nothing from what's come before 3Dconversions just don't work.nteresting to see what Peggy's got to say having been a verment hater of said proceedure in the past. More

Posted by Wild about Wilder at 09:42 on 21 December 2011 | Report This Post


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