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Ridley Scott in 3D

According to Vulture, Ridley Scott is getting into 3D in a big way as he explores acquiring Symphony 3D.
Writes Vulture, "Now we understand why Sir Ridley Scott is so eager to shoot back-to-back Alien prequels in 3D. The Oscar-winning director is in negotiations to form a partnership with Symphony 3D, the parent company of one of the top manufacturers of 3D glasses and projection systems, MasterImage 3D. Scott’s production company is called Scott Free Productions, but he’s calling this new joint venture Scott Three Productions.

"...As more and more screens go digital and 3D, Scott is clearly hoping MasterImage 3D will be an appealing alternative to more dominant players, like RealD. Unlike some of its competitors, MasterImage 3D equipment is purchased outright by movie theaters, and does not demand royalties for each ticket sold, as is the case with RealD. Plus, with studios cutting back on the amount of gross they're willing to share with even all-star directors like Scott, this must be an appealing growth industry for him. It's not clear how much Scott, whose net worth was estimated to be $172 million by The Sunday Times of London, is gambling on his 3D venture. But he is one of the most entrepreneurial directors working in Hollywood..."

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