Disney Eyeing Jared Leto For 'Tron' Reboot

Walt Disney is rebooting The Grid as they are in the early phases of creating a reboot of TRON with the Oscar Winning actor in talks.

While a writer or even a director is not attached to the project, Justin Springer, who co-produced TRON: Legacy, will produce. The hope is to have Leto and his producing partner, Emma Ludbrook, have a producing role, in some capacity, in the project if it moves forward.

THR's sources report that the reboot will be a reconfigured version of the derezzed TRON 3 script, with Leto starring as Ares, a character that has not been shown on screen before but had a substantial role in the script.

The TRON franchise begun with the 1982 Jeff Bridges-starring TRON, that followed the story of Kevin Flynn(Bridges) who became trapped in a cyber-world filled with deadly endeavours. At the time of its release it was extremely impactful in the visual effects world of Hollywood.

A follow up to that film, TRON: Legacy, was released in 2010, that starred Garrett Hedlund as Sam Flynn, son of Kevin Flynn, who also returned in the film along with a new character called Quorra played by Olivia Wilde. The film was directed by Joseph Kosinki. While it made $400 million in box office returns, it never got the go ahead for a sequel.

It is unclear if Kosinki and his stars from Legacy will return, in some capacity, for this reboot.

Source: THR


Popular posts from this blog

Jason Momoa Training Martial Arts And Sword Wielding For 'Aquaman'

HIGH-RES GALLERY: 'Wonder Woman' Stills & Posters

Temuera Morrison Set To Play Thomas Curry In DC Films' 'Aquaman'

'Aquaman' To Film Not Only In Australia But Also In Italy Next Year

Kym Barrett To Be Costume Designer For 'Aquaman'