And, according to Disney, which nearly three decades later has commissioned the first of what is likely to be a number of sequels, there was also Tron.It did only so-so at the box office, and, even though its computer-generated effects seemed startling at the time of its release, they quickly came to be seen as primitive.As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that might hold a secret to their past.
In a 2012 interview with Collider, Kosinski said he would be excited to make “Tron 3” only if “we could do something spectacular.” “I’ve said it would have to be our ‘Empire Strikes Back’ for me to come back and for me to pull the whole team back together,” he added, referring to the beloved second film in the first “Star Wars” trilogy. We do have the idea that feels big and really blows the doors off this franchise.” While “Tron 3” plot details have yet to be revealed, THR reports that the movie is set to begin shooting this fall.
The pair will reprise their characters from 2010’s Tron: Legacy in the sequel, which is being directed by Joseph Kosinski.
You'd think you'd get used to this kind of thing but you never do.
Especially those lights, I think they get brighter every time."'TRON: Legacy' is in theaters Friday, December 17.
The three of them join forces to return back to the real world, but face many hurdles, not least the wrath of the megalomaniacal Clu – a younger-looking version of Kevin (and also played by a digitally-tricked-out Bridges) – who also wishes to hack his way into “real life” in order to cause mayhem there, too.
The cast of 'TRON: Legacy' radiated in the glow of neon lights on Saturday at the movie premiere in Hollywood."We had an incredible premiere in London and I feel like it was all warming up to this night," said Olivia Wilde.
Now, post-Avatar and with 3D all the rage, Disney is in the business of artificial intelligence, pumping 0 million into a marketing campaign that would have us believe that Tron is the ultimate cult classic, implanting in our collective minds the notion that a rebooted version of it is what we’ve always been pining for.
Tron: Legacy is set in the present day and begins with Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), son of the still missing Kevin Flynn (Bridges), still in mourning.
"We're bringing it to our own town and Hollywood Blvd.
has been tronified."Olivia plays Quorra in the 3D adventure film, who helps Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund) and his father Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges) escape from a cyber universe that has trapped Kevin for 20 years."It's unlike anything you've ever seen before. It's like going on a ride."Jeff, who also starred in Disney's 1982 version, was thrilled with the turn out, saying, "It's pretty amazing.
Legacy was the sequel to the 1982 sci-fi film that took place inside a computer world known as the Grid and starred Jeff Bridges and Bruce Boxleitner.