Back in 2010, Disney came up with the second film of Tron titled Tron: Legacy. After that, fans started expecting a potential third film. Now its been around ten years when part 2 released in the cinemas, so they are still wondering if Tron 3 is again happening or not. So recently there is a significant update on the third part, so keep reading to know everything about it:
Tron 3 In Development With Jared Leto
Recently it is revealed that Tron 3 is now in the works at Disney again. It is reported that Jared Leto will appear in the primary role. The news of the third film was revealed by Disney representative named Mitchell Lieb during an episode of Light The Fuse podcast.
This film will be a reboot of the Tron film series and not a sequel to the second film Tron Legacy. Leto can play the role of Ares in the film and the cast members from the second film is also expected to return in it. Lieb did not reveal many details for the third movie and just said that this is the correct time to come up with Tron 3.
Previous Tron 3 Project Canceled
So, when the second film Tron Legacy was released so it was also declared that Tron 3 was in the works, which would be the sequel of it. Also, Garrett Hedlund was set to return as Sam and Joseph Kosinski to direct it. But then Disney canceled the project, and the studio chose to scrap the idea.
Now we will get a reboot film of Tron as per the sources, and it will reveal brand new story and characters.
The first film of Tron was released in the theaters back in 1982, and it was directed by Steven Lisberger. The film managed to receive positive reviews from the critics and audiences. Then after so many years, Disney released its sequel film titled Tron Legacy. It features stars like Jeff Bridges, Olivia Wilde, Garrett Hedlund, Michael Sheen, and Bruce Boxleitner in the lead roles.
The second film was successful at the box office but received criticism for the cast performances and story.