Ridley Scott Talks 3D Alien Prequels

The debate about 3D filmmaking is a truly heated one. Do 2D to 3D conversions hurt the experience? Even if a film is shot in 3D, is the experience worth the extra four bucks at the box office? With Ridley Scott helming two prequels to the horror classic Alien, both of which are to be shot in 3D, the visionary director decided to chime in on the subject.

Ridley sat down for a really candid interview about the subject with Ain't it Cool News to talk the ins and the outs of the process. His answers and opinions just may surprise you. There are a couple of excerpts below, but do yourself a favor and hit up the above link and read the whole enchilada.

"I’ve heard now that audiences object if it’s not purely 3D, if it’s 2D to 3D," Scott tells the site. "I could show you 2D to 3D, and you wouldn’t know the difference. But when they’re told it’s 2D to 3D, they say, 'Fuck that, man! I’m paying another four dollars…' It’s about money, of course, but you’re still paying for the effect. Really, it’s very close. 2D to 3D is awfully close."

Then for the love of all that is holy, Mr. Scott, explain to us what happened with Clash of the Titans!

Again, dig on the whole interview by clicking above.

Ridley Scott Talks 3D Alien Prequels

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Terminal's picture

I just hope these movies are good, I don't care about 2D or 3D personally.
"We are bad guys. That means we've got more to do other than bullying companies. It's fun to lead a bad man's life."

Submitted by Terminal on Wed, 06/16/2010 - 10:22am.
Tshoffie's picture

i dont mind 3d at all as long as its good and the film is good...anyways when the blu ray 3d dvds catch on they will have both a 2 and 3d version on em so

Submitted by Tshoffie on Wed, 06/16/2010 - 10:02am.

I'm going to be seeing these in 2D, I hate 3D movies.

Submitted by Impure159 on Wed, 06/16/2010 - 9:27am.

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