• Production at Tron: Ares will finally begin after being stopped due to the SAG-AFTRA strike, with filming set to begin after the holidays.
  • Jared Leto will star, but details about his character are still unknown. Other actors include Evan Peters, Greta Lee, Jodie Turner-Smith and Cameron Monaghan.
  • Very few details are known about him. Tron 3and whether the previous cast members will return.

After pre-production was suspended three months ago as a result of the SAG-AFTRA strike, Collider has learned that filming at Tron: Ares is set to begin in Vancouver, British Columbia, just after the holidays. The upcoming film will feature Jared Leto in the title role, but specific details about his character have not yet been revealed. Evan Peters, Greta Lee, Jodie Turner-SmithAnd Cameron Monaghan also included in the cast assembled by the director Joachim Renning.

Monaghan may be portraying a “virtual” character in the film’s digital world, given his background in motion capture in film. Star Wars: Jedi video game series. Dont clear, Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, And Olivia Wilde will return to their roles from previous films in the series. The news that production on the film has begun is highly anticipated following Renning’s comments in August when he revealed that more than 150 employees had been laid off from the project. At the time, Renning not only spoke about the reasons for the strike, but also revealed details of the film’s plot, which seemed surprisingly prescient given the current concerns about AI in the industry, saying:

“Today was supposed to be our first day of principal photography on TRON: ARES (subsequently a film about artificial intelligence and what it means and needs to be human). Instead, we were closed and over one hundred and fifty people were laid off. … These are uncertain times, which makes it exponentially more difficult for everyone.”

What are the Tron films about?

Tron: Legacy (2010)
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Throne followed Jeff Bridges’ Kevin Flynn, a programmer who became digitized and became part of the electronic world inside the computer. Programs resemble other people and are bound to the rules of their digital environment. Its continuation Tron: Legacy, sees Kevin’s son Sam (Garrett Hedlund) heading into the Grid to find Kevin, who has been missing for nearly thirty years. He discovers a much more advanced society than in the first film, discovering his father’s cloned program that seeks to escape the Grid and take over Sam’s world.

The films, especially the original, were known for their stunning and innovative visual effects, with the former being one of the first films to make extensive use of computer-generated imagery (CGI). Both Throne And Tron: Legacy can be watched on Disney+ along with the excellent animated series, Tron: Uprising, which takes place between the events of the first two films. Release date for Tron: Ares not yet announced.

Watch Tron on Disney+