Last year we heard about James Cameron’s intentions to re-released Titanic in 3D sometime in April 2012. Now Paramount Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox have jointly announced that Titanic 3D will be hitting 3D screens on April 6, 2012.
The date was chosen to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the ship setting sail (April 10, 1912) and Cameron said it would allow “a whole generation that’s never seen Titanic” to see it “as it was meant to be seen, on the big screen.”
…this will be ‘TITANIC’ as you’ve never seen it before, digitally re-mastered at 4K and painstakingly converted to 3D. With the emotional power intact and the images more powerful than ever, this will be an epic experience for fans and newcomers alike.”
Cameron has been critical of studios undertaking rushed conversions on movies as he says that they end up “putting out an inferior product”. We’ve seen over recent years with movies such as Clash of the Titans that quickie conversions aren’t that great, but it seems if Cameron is going to convert Titanic he is going to do it the right way. He can’t exactly go back and re-shoot the whole film in 3D so making a non-rushed quality 3D conversion is the next best thing.
Are you interested in seeing Titanic in 3D in 2012?