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J.J. Abrams is one of the most secretive filmmakers in Hollywood today, however he’s been very willing to dish out his opinion on 3D. He at first expressed a dislike for the format, but then he caught many of fans off guard by announcing that Star Trek Into Darkness would be released in 3D. It turns out, Abrams originally wanted to make a 2D movie, but the studio wouldn’t let him do it.

In a recent interview Abrams revealed why he made Star Trek in 3D and gave some more thoughts on the format. Check out those comments below.

“The studio said, ‘You have to make it in 3D if you’re going to make it, for economic reasons’ but my feeling was I didn’t like 3D. So the idea of doing ‘Star Trek’ in 3D was ridiculous.

I approached it very cynically. And the fact is »

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