James Cameron Turning Cirque Du Soleil Into 3D Movie

Posted: Dec 9 2010, 1:23am CST | by , in News | Technology News

James Cameron Turning Cirque Du Soleil Into 3D Movie
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Who else?

The majestic, awe-inspiring stage show Cique du Soleil, which has dazzled theater-goers for decades, will now be turned into a full featured 3D film. There's only one man who can bring such a project to the level it deserves, and that man is James Cameron.

Yes, the director of Avatar has been turning his 3D prowess to Cirque du Soleil 3D. Even though it was just announced, Cameron has been quoted as saying it's already about 1/3 done.

Cameron and his team have "major distributors already shown footage" as they work to get the right production and marketing backbone behind the film.

Featuring casts from stage performances of the show all over the world, this 3D adventure will be a cohesive product with a full storyline, and plenty of visual effects.

Cirque is one of those things you almost have to see in person, because its main draw is the sheer beauty and magical quality of the stunts and scenery on display at any given time.

But thanks to 3D, the phrase "almost as good as being there" is actually starting to be kind of valid. So, again, there's only one man for this job.

There's no word on when Cameron is looking to show this movie to the general public, or what its official title will be. So stay tuned.

Via RightCelebrity.com

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/6" rel="author">Mark Raby</a>
Based in New York City, Mark follows the consumer electronics industry like a hawk. A published book author, he has a particular affinity for 3D technology and video games, and as such will surely be in the market for a new pair of glasses soon. Mark can be contacted directly at mark@i4u.com.




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