The big news last week was that "Resident Evil" director Paul WS Anderson signed on to helm an adaptation of the long-running sci-fi franchise "Buck Rogers." In 3-D. YES. Anderson shared some of his plans for the flick in an exclusive interview with MTV's Larry Carroll as part of our ongoing 3-D Week coverage.

"That's something I've been working on for a little while, and we are just going to start sending it to people [for casting]," he said, adding, "It's a very different take on the character. I loved that [1979-1981] TV show. It's not going to be that, but it is the same theme as Buck Rogers has always been since the 1920s. It's a relatable man of today who is flung into the far future."

No Lycrya bodysuits though, that's Anderson's promise.

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"Shrek Forever After," the fourth movie in the Mike Myers-starring series, hits theaters on May 21. The Scottish-accented green ogre has had quite the ride since he first raised hell and married an ogress (Cameron Diaz) back in 2001. "Forever After" will be the fourth "Shrek" outing but the first one in 3-D.

Director Mike Mitchell took some time out of his busy pre-release schedule last week to chat with MTV's Eric Ditzian about how the 3-D decision came about. "It was actually early in development that we decided we wanted to do it in 3-D. DreamWorks decided all the rest of the films at the studio would be 3-D," he said. "[DreamWorks chief] Jeffrey [Katzenberg] put us in contact with James Cameron, and we got to see a lot of early footage from 'Avatar.' There were also the two films before 'Shrek' that were going on at the studio." -- "Monsters Vs Aliens" and the just-released "How To Train Your Dragon" -- "I really got a handle on the 3-D." Read More...

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"Yogi Bear" is one of the more defensible planned adaptations, a 3-D CG/live-action mix based on the classic '60s cartoon series. I only vaguely remember seeing -- and loving -- the original on TV growing up in the '80s, and I imagine that subsequent generations have little, if any, experience with it.

The basic plot of the original series follows two bears, Yogi and Boo-Boo (played in the movie by Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake, respectively), who are constantly trying to swipe picnic baskets from visitors to the fictional Jellystone Park. Always there to thwart them is Ranger Smith (Tom Cavanagh in the movie). Speaking to "Yogi" helmer Eric Brevig in an exclusive interview, MTV's Eric Ditzian asked why it was deemed important to shoot the movie in 3-D. Read More...

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Filming a movie from the ground up with 3-D technology isn't the only way to get fans to experience a three-dimensional smorgasbord of theatrical goodness — just look at "Clash of the Titans," Louis Leterrier's upcoming swords-and-sandals epic that was retroactively converted to 3-D once filming was completed.

As that technology clearly exists, there are plenty of movies, both classic and recent, that would be fantastic to see through a 3-D lens. After the jump, we've listed a few of the films we think should get a 3-D conversion. Read More...

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"Avatar." "Alice in Wonderland." "How To Train Your Dragon." The success of these latest big budget 3-D epics wouldn't have been possible if not for the groundwork laid by previous filmmakers decades earlier, during a time when 3-D filmmaking was considerably less sophisticated than the material currently seen in movie theaters. Many of these movies, some ranging all the way back to the 1950s, aren't quite as involved as the trip from your theater chair to the lush jungles of Pandora, but the efforts are nonetheless quite impressive — or, at the very least, highly nostalgic.

After the jump, we've listed some of the classic 3-D movies that might pale in comparison to today's technological standards, but still thrilled and invigorated audiences in their prime. Read More...

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It's 3-D Week here at MTV, but just because we're celebrating the game changing film format doesn't mean we've forgotten some of the other unconventional ways to enjoy a movie experience. Over the years, there have been some brilliant and some not-so-brilliant but no less ambitious attempts to change the way that the public views a movie, whether that's at a local cinema, in the comfort of your own home or somewhere else entirely.

After the jump, we've listed some of the most memorable moviegoing fads that have come and gone over the years — some of which are still in practice today. Read More...

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One of the big 3-D releases coming later this year is "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole." Directed by Zack Snyder, the man behind "300" and 2011 release "Sucker Punch," the story will follow the events laid out in the first three books in author Kathryn Lasky's 15-book series.

The star of the show is Soren (pictured above, voiced by Jim Sturgess), an young owl who is taken in by St. Aggie's, a supposed orphanage which actually brainwashes owls for their own nefarious purposes. Soren realizes what's going on and escapes with the new friends he makes there, setting out on a journey to the island of Ga'Hoole. He hopes to enlist the aid the noble owls there to free the brainwashed residents of St. Aggie's from their evil overlords.

That's Soren in the exclusive image up top, looking very serious about saving his friends. Try to imagine that pic popping out of the screen and flying into your face in gorgeous digital 3-D.

MTV's 3-D Week has arrived! Stay tuned all this week for exclusive updates on "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," "Clash of the Titans," "Tron Legacy" and more.

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"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" parts one and two will be the first in the long-running series based on J.K. Rowling's books to be shown entirely in 3-D. The two movies, which hit theaters on November 19, 2010 and July 15, 2011, respectively, were shot using traditional cameras; the finished films will be converted to the increasingly popular format during the post-production process.

"Potter" producer David Heyman is very excited about the possibilities offered by 3-D. The decision to use the format for "Deathly Hallows" grew out of a number of factors. "I think that it emerged organically," he said in an exclusive interview with MTV's Eric Ditzian. "Clearly, the success of 3-D movies has had an impact on the economy and making of films. We saw an opportunity and grabbed it. Also, 'Harry Potter' itself has so many exciting possibilities for 3-D, both in things coming at you and also just in making that world seem even more epic than it already is." Read More...

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Here we are, a little more than three months after the release of "Avatar," and the hyperbole has proven to be true: the movie was a game-changer. MTV's 3-D Week is a direct response to that; we've been following the growing interest in 3-D since before "Avatar" hit theaters, and studios across the board are getting behind it. A lot of the excitement around the format lies in getting people out to theaters again; high definition displays, surround sound and Blu-ray have made it all too easy to recreate the experience of going out to the movies in the home. And while at-home 3-D technology isn't as far off as you might think, it's going to be some time before everyone adopts it.

As a result, "Avatar" -- which hits DVD and Blu-ray on April 22 -- faces an interesting new challenge. The majority of tickets sold for James Cameron's record-breaking sci-fi epic were for 3-D screenings. I have to wonder how the movie will stand up to home viewings without that added appeal of 3-D. Cameron isn't terribly concerned.

"It's a trade space," he explained in an interview with MTV contributor Ryan Downey. "You're trading one thing for another." In this case, it's a 3-D presentation for... what? Read More...

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Next week on we'll be celebrating the game-changing 3-D format. Where it's been, where it is now and where it will be in the years to come. You'll get exclusive glimpses at the hottest upcoming 3-D titles, commentary from the players leading the charge for the increasingly popular format and the same insightful commentary that makes MTV's movies coverage among the most trafficked on the Internet.

What we have here is an exclusive peek at "How To Train Your Dragon," the DreamWorks Animation comedy that hits theaters next week. There's a lot of positive buzz surrounding this one, and a great voice cast that includes Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Gerard Butler, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Craig Ferguson and David Tennant. Check it out next Friday, March 26,

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