Rumor has it we may get to see 'Iron-Man 2' in 3-D
I am not one to go crazy over rumors like this, but if it were not for the fact that 'Iron-Man 2' director John Favreau had indicated he wanted to film the latest 'Iron-Man' film in 3-D, then I would completely disregard it. Problem is, he did. Back in July, MTV interviewed director John Favreau and he cited that he had become very interested in seeing 'Iron Man' in 3-D; particularly after having seen the footage of James Cameron's 'Avatar.' Favreau had cited that while it was too late to film the movie in 3-D due to costs, he would still consider reverting the footage to at IMAX format.
So, what's the rumor? The folks over at Ain't It Cool seem to think that it is likely we will be seeing the 'Iron Man 2' film footage revert to 3-D. According to the report, the film makers have already begun discussions to do this with three different companies in order to calculate which would be the fastest and most cost effective. Obviously, the people behind the film always wanted to do something like this. Could this be a simple rumor, or does it have validity now that Marvel has Disney money to play with? It will be interesting to see how much of this is rumor, and whether or not it is likely we will get to see Tony Stark figuratively fly out of the big screen!
"I talked to Marvel after I'd seen [Cameron's footage] about doing 'Iron Man ' in 3-D," said Favreau back in July. "I was hoping to get a shot at doing it this time around, but it didn't work out that way. ... There are a few drawbacks to it at this point — there's more cost involved, and it also forces you to shoot digitally. My cinematographer [Matthew Libatique] really likes film, and 'Iron Man' had a certain look because it was film."
“[I like the idea of] either shooting in the IMAX format, or blowing it up to IMAX," he told MTV News later in the same interview.