Recently, it was announced that “Tron 3” is finally moving forward at Disney with Jared Leto attached to star and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil director Joachim Rønning is set to direct the project. The third film in the franchise will be titled “Tron: Ares.” Jesse Wigutow wrote the most recent draft of the script. Leto is producing along with Justin Springer and Emma Ludbrook.
According to Production List, filming on the project is set to begin on July 3, 2023
In case you aren’t familiar, TRON is a cult 1982 sci-fi film starring Jeff Bridges about a computer programmer trapped inside a vicious computer game, which also spawned a cult 2010 sci-fi sequel TRON: Legacy and a 2012-2013 cult animated series TRON: Uprising.
A Tron Disney+ series is also in the works, however, TRON: Ares is reportedly further ahead in development.
Tron, Tron: Legacy, and Tron: Uprising are all available to stream now on Disney+.
“Tron: Ares” is expected to hit theaters in 2025.
Source: Production List via Collider