After a series of delays and false starts (or near-misses, however you want to define it), Disney officially nixed Tron 3…but they didn’t take the Tron franchise off the table entirely. Just this week, Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski divulged some details from the third Tron film (titled Ascension) and revealed that the sequel wasn’t totally dead, but in “cryogenic freeze.” According to a new report, Disney is gearing up to return to the world of Tron, with Jared Leto eyeing a lead role in the new project — but it’s not exactly a sequel.
Not long ago, we heard the surprising news that Disney was moving forward with Tron 3 despite Tron Legacy not exactly lighting the world on fire. So, honestly, it shouldn’t be that surprising that Disney has officially pulled the plug on the second sequel to the 1982 semi-classic. Surely the folks who sign the checks looked around, saw all of the Marvel and Star Wars and Pixar movies waiting in the wings, and thought “Why are we spending our money on another Tron movie?”
It wasn't too long ago that work on a 'Tron 3,' the sequel to 2010's Disney action flick 'Tron: Legacy,' was announced with 'Eragon' writer Jesse Wigutow whipping up a script treatment. Considering how poor the Joseph Kosinski-directed movie performed, it wasn't that big of a surprise that the studio decided to swap out their writing team, but there is one person from 'Legacy' Disney will definite