Speculation: "Ender's Game" and Possible Post-Production 3D

Back in March, we referred to an article from I Am Rogue, an entertainment and pop culture news site, which claimed Ender's Game was slated to be released in both 2D and 3D in 2013. The report was taken with a grain of salt, but it was the first time the possibility of a 3D version of Battle School had been mentioned and fans of the upcoming film found themselves engaged in the ever-popular 2D vs. 3D debate: some love the pop and excitement of 3D while others find it distracting and mourn the loss of color.

Today, The Hollywood Reporter published an article dicussing the 2012 Cannes Film Festival (which officially opens its doors tomorrow), the ever-changing use of 3D in films and the fact that, while 3D is by no means dying out, viewers are no longer satisified with a gimmicky, in-your-face use of visual effects on the big screen.

After discussing the many films which have gone the 3D route this year, the article went on to list those filming in the 2D format, Ender's Game being one of them:
And Sierra/Affinity's Ender's Game, the sci-fi epic starring Asa Butterfield of Hugo and one of the biggest sellers in Cannes last year, is currently shooting in good old 2D. 
As we all know, it is common for 2D films to be converted to 3D in post-production and, if this article is anything to go by, it seems that any 3D effects used in the movie will be added to Ender's world after filming has wrapped.

If this is true, it wouldn't be very surprising: in 2010, Digital Domain, the visual effects company behind Ender's Game, acquired In-Three (now Digital Domain Stereo Group), the studio responsible for developing the 2D-to-3D conversion process seen in Disney's G-Force and many action sequences in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland. Perhaps Ender's Game will be an opportunity for the visual effects studio to show off of the newest developments they've made to their dimensionalization software.

What do you guys think? Are you going to want see Ender's Game in 3D even if the effects are added post-production or do you plan to stick with 2D? What would make you change your mind?

Hopefully, the 3D question will be addressed in one of the upcoming Ender's Game production blogs. Fingers crossed -- and don't forget to head over and ask your questions if you haven't done so already!
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