The latest featurette for Disney's Tron: Legacy answers the question: how is it possible to make a sequel for a movie that's 25 years old? Newcomer director Joseph Kosinski's solution was to keep things simple.
My approach was, you know, let’s embrace what’s great about Tron — the look, the feel, the vibe. And it’s evolved like the Galapagos Islands, you know, for 20 years, so we’ve taken all those great designs and everything and just let it evolve on its own so it’s become more realistic.
The featurette also answers the question: how uncomfortable were the costumes? The video includes interviews with Kosinski, Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges, James Frain, Michael Sheen, Beau Garrett, and original Tron director Steven Lisberger. Watch the Trailer and featurette >> Posted 11.19.10 by Ryan
The Tron sequel has gone by many names: Tr2n, Tron 2.0, but at ShoWest, Slashfilm reports that Disney presented a new logo with the brand new name of Tron. Yes, it's simple, classic, perhaps a touch similar to the original, but sometimes, you've got to go with what works, right Disney? (Psst, Disney, it's not that hard, just pick a new title and stick with it! Watch: Tron 2: Tron Harder. Done!)
In more Tron news, and by that I mean the sequel and not the original, supermodel Serinda Swan has been added to its cast. Swan will be familiar to Smallville fans, having just played sorceress Zatanna in a recent episode. Swan, along with Beau Garrett and two other actresses, will play "temptresses from inside the computer world. We're sort of the main guy's go-to girls."
Which "main guy" is unclear. Jeff Bridges? Bruce Boxleitner? Garrett Hedlund as Bridges' son? Pretty vague, Swan. Posted 03.31.09 by Ryan
For those of you asking: "They're making a sequel to Tron?" The answer is "yes." The clunky title of Tr2n was revealed at a Comic-Con in August 2008, when a teaser trailer debuted. Olivia Wilde (TV's House) and Beau Garrett (Turistas) have been added to a cast that includes Jeff Bridges returning to fight the Master Control program (What, Bruce Boxleitner is busy?). In fact, Bridges is not just returning, he's excited. He told the Guardian: "Basically, I'm still a child, I love being childlike, and here was another chance to play with these crazy toys. And the cutting-edge technology makes it exciting."
Tr2n will be shot in 3-D and is set to open sometime in 2011. It will be directed by newcomer Joseph Kosinski and written by Lost producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis. Posted 12.16.08 by Ryan