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Will We Have To Wear Silly Glasses To Watch J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek 2?

Dammit Jim!

We know J.J. Abrams second Star Trek film is happening. And that’s about it. We’ve been jerked around about who will actually star in the movie but even the returning cast have no idea what’s going on with the plot. Abrams recently revealed very few details about Star Trek 2 including whether or not we’d have to wear those horrific 3D glasses in the theater. Hit the jump to find out what he said. 

“It’s a little early to be talking about Star Trek, but I will say that they wrote — the three writers, Damon [Lindelof], Bob [Orci] and Alex [Kurtzman] — they wrote the most amazing script, and I’m thrilled to get a chance to direct it,” he told MTV recently. “It’s totally mine to screw up, so if you don’t like it, it’s completely on me. Our sets are almost done, so we’re going to go back and start shooting next month.”

And when he does start shooting, will it be in 2D or 3D?

“We’re shooting on film, 2-D, and then we’ll do a good high-end conversion like the Harry Potter movie and all that. Luckily, with our release date now we have the months needed to do it right because if you rush it, it never looks good,” he said. “We were talking about [shooting in IMAX] and I would love to do it. IMAX is my favorite format; I’m a huge fan.”

Boo-urns, I say. Boo-urns. I’m not a fan of 3D at all but if you’re going to have your movie in 3D, just film it in 3D, it looks so much better.

As for his hopes for the sequel Abrams said, “I’m sure, like many people, you see what you do and you go, ‘I really could have done that one better, I should have done that, that was a mistake, more of this, less of that.’ You always do that. I’m hoping that as we do the next one, all the mistakes that I’ve made that I’ve hopefully learned from, I can bring to this one and hope make it better.”

(via MTV)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."