Phrase of a Leto-driven Tron film first surfaced in 2017, with The Hollywood Reporter indicating the movie can be a franchise reboot relatively than a direct sequel to Legacy. Leto is reportedly enjoying a brand new character named Ares, one who is alleged to have been a key a part of the deserted Tron Three script. That might indicate the reboot continues to be a part of the identical universe because the earlier two movies, but it surely’s unclear if characters like Garrett Hedlund’s Sam Flynn or Olivia Wilde’s Quorra will return.
Sadly, Tron himself probably will not be showing, as Bruce Boxleitner confirmed he is “carried out” with the franchise. That mentioned, Boxleitner did reunite together with his authentic Tron costume earlier in 2020 for Disney+ collection Prop Tradition.Tron: Legacy co-producer Justin Springer is on board to supply the brand new film. Within the occasion the movie strikes ahead, Leto and his producing associate Emma Ludbrook would additionally assist produce in some capability.
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