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Tron Sequel Is Actually Happening
Jeff Bridges returns for Tr2n

25 July 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  

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There have already been two big surprises at Comic-Con and it's barely even begun. First was the debut of footage from the Wolverine movie and the second was a trailer for a Tron sequel, rather strangely titled Tr2n (which looks like it should be pronounced Truh-z'n).

When Disney unveiled a specially made trailer for a mystery movie, the crowds picked up on what it was as soon as those familiar light cycles, which have had a 21st century overhaul, zipped into view. The footage showed a chase between two light cycle riders, with one of them eventually driving the other to crash before looking up to a spectator, who turns out to be...Jeff Bridges! So, not only is the sequel happening, but The Dude is back! The rider whom Bridges has been watching then removes his helmet and is revealed to be....Jeff Bridges! But a younger version.

No more details or explanation of the two Jeffs were given and no director or release date announced. But it certainly got everyone talking. What would you like to see from Tr2n? And how the hell do you pronounce that? And can someone find a role for this guy?

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Ok I am sold...
I just found the trailer on youtube...and yes I am sold. Enough said. More

Posted by Noelg25 at 23:59 on 27 July 2008 | Report This Post

Well that I didnt expect
Tron sequel? a trailer? and no director has been announced? how do u even get a trailer if no director has been announced? anyway never mind that...I watched Tron itself about 2 or 3 months ago and completely forgot just how brilliant that was for the time it was released...no doubt the sequel will look a whole lot better...but even more so for having The Dude (playing two characters) back. So this should be interesting indeed. More

Posted by Noelg25 at 23:55 on 27 July 2008 | Report This Post

FOUND IT
A shity cellphone recording but here it is :) www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvqiQvqjsGgnbsp; edit: Remowed by the HouseofMouse. It couldnt last.  But even the little blury recording got me exited, I only hope they will release a proper HDtrailer soon. More

Posted by Overmind at 18:20 on 26 July 2008 | Report This Post

Tron is a wonderful metaphor warning against Microsoft. The MCP Master Control Program exactly what Microsoft wanted to be, everything for everyone. Thankfully less is more in coding terms these days and the little guys, the independent Tron programs win... All good, I hope the sequel is an intelligent and timeless comment like the original. More

Posted by booionic at 10:27 on 26 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: arrrrrghghhhghghghgh my pupils have burned!
Whilst I am excited, with a little trepidation about the idea of Tron 2, looking at the headlines on the main page does depress me, of the 9 headlines 6 concern remakes/sequels to 26 year old films, okay perhaps not a true indication of the market as a whole, but if 2/3 of the news articles are about movie remakes, surely somethings gone wrong somewhere. Although on the other hand I would like to see a Triffids movie, (I know it would be like 28 days later, but its got plants that kill you More

Posted by Roger Roger at 21:56 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: arrrrrghghhhghghghgh my pupils have burned!
It's official the eighties have returned, first the bands then the nautical clothes, now the films it's all very odd but in a good way More

Posted by Sphinx at 19:46 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

arrrrrghghhhghghghgh my pupils have burned!
omg that pic is amazing! its shockingly disturbing and hilarious at the same time! More

Posted by cydonia at 19:37 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

I thought the post said 'Troy'... I nearly killed myself More

Posted by lovegrove7196 at 19:05 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

I WANNA LINK MWAH!!! More

Posted by icelandicwolf at 18:45 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Hooray for our side!!
And I want a link  :) More

Posted by Overmind at 18:01 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

Hooray for our side!!
Fantastic news, and even better that Jeff is involved. I CAN'T WAIT!! (Happy it's a sequel and not a remake...!) Wonder if the Audi TT guys will get their next concept car from this? :oÞ Melanie. More

Posted by Maltbee at 17:42 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

hee
i've just seen my nephew's next halloween costume..:o) More

Posted by bonniee at 17:20 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE:
] yes! ize]font="courier new"]sp; courier new"] correct name would be Tron 3.0font="courier new"] the tron 2.0 game is infact a sequel. More

Posted by Overmind at 17:20 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

surely should be 2ron...? But fuckin A all the way! Excited much! More

Posted by dunkah at 15:31 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

I just spat tea all over my computer screen !! (over the picture, not the news) ... oh awesome news about the sequel by the by !! More

Posted by waltham1979 at 14:43 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: My eyes!!
eriously though. i've done nothing but chuckle at the stuff coming from comic con today. Brilliant. More

Posted by livewire at 14:42 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

My eyes!!
Sweet jebus Olly, if you're gonna link to pictures like that, a bit of advance warning please! More

Posted by Acho at 14:30 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

Dude! More

Posted by Bluehawk at 14:14 on 25 July 2008 | Report This Post

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