A 3rd Tron film, this one starring Jared Leto in an unidentified function, is shifting forward at Disney, based on a report from Deadline. Director Garth Davis, whose 2016 movie Lion was nominated for six Academy Awards, together with Best Picture, has reportedly been tapped to helm the image.
Davis, who additionally directed the much less effectively obtained 2018 biblical drama Mary Magdalene, “aggressively pursued” the Tron directing job, Deadline says. Little is understood in regards to the third Tron, which has been in numerous states of improvement over the previous decade. At one level, Disney and director Joseph Kosinski deliberate to movie a direct sequel to 2010’s Tron Legacy, however moved on to direct Tom Cruise in 2013’s Oblivion and subsequent yr’s Top Gun: Maverick.
Leto’s been hooked up to Tron 3 since 2017. The actor can even reportedly co-produce the movie.
The authentic Tron hit theaters in 1982. The sci-fi movie imagined a world inside computer systems the place dwelling packages exist within the likeness of their creators. Jeff Bridges performed Kevin Flynn, a pc programmer who’s digitized and does battle within the movie’s our on-line world, within the movie. Disney launched the sequel, Tron: Legacy, in 2010. That movie starred Garrett Hedlund as Kevin Flynn’s son Sam, who entered the digital actuality often known as the Grid to stop a rogue program named Clu from invading the true world.