One of many earliest examples of the fashionable ‘legacy sequel’ tentpoles which have grow to be commonplace lately was 2010’s “TRON: Legacy”.
Joseph Kosinski’s observe as much as the unique 1982 sci-fi journey, which additionally spearheaded digital de-aging of a serious character, has aged nicely because of its visible model, an excellent rating by Daft Punk, and its embracing of bizarre at a studio that has largely performed it very protected in recent times.
With the movie making $400 million worldwide off a $170 million price range, it wasn’t sufficient for Disney to get transferring on a deliberate third function which stalled after which was cancelled in 2015.
Then in 2020, “Lion” helmer Garth Davis and actor Jared Leto got here onboard which revived it. Nonetheless, nothing a lot has been heard about it till this week as Leto tells ScreenRant there’s change we will count on motion on it quickly:
“I’m an excellent fan of TRON, and we’re working exhausting on TRON with our unbelievable companions at Disney. Simply a tremendous group of artistic folks. We’re getting nearer. We’re getting nearer and nearer, and who is aware of? One thing could also be [coming] before later.”
Kosinski’s movie did trace at potential for a sequel with Cillian Murphy’s cameo tipped to be expanded with a much bigger position in a potential third entry. Nevertheless, that discuss died down earlier than Leto got here onboard.