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05 December 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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Tron Legacy

We’ve talked before about how, despite seeming to hit the box office buffers like a speeding light cycle crashing into a wall, Tron Legacy actually managed to haul in $400 million worldwide. Work on a sequel was quietly being compiled as the original was finished, but things went awfully quiet until June last year when David DiGilio took over script duties. Now it’s Jesse Wigutow’s turn to have a crack.

Wigutow, who previously wrote It Runs In The Family and has been at work on Parallels and Peter And The Starcatchers for Disney, is now also going to run what is currently known simply as Tron 3 through his word processor.

Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is still aboard to call the shots, though it’s currently wandering through the development code. According to the Hollywood Reporter however, there is renewed interest in the franchise from current Disney boss Alan Horn, who thinks it could be worth making another.

As for what will happen in this potential follow-up? No one is saying yet. But the end of Legacy, with Garrett Hedlund’s Sam Flynn and Olivia Wilde’s Quorra arriving in the real world, points to some of the Grid’s troubles reaching out beyond its virtual borders. And perhaps setting Cillian Murphy up as Edward Dillinger won’t have been for naught!


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Revenge!
Love the Tron movies & cartoon! You just know Cillian Murphy(Dillinger) is out for revenge for his father. It's the oldest story in the book! & Tron turned blue at the end of Legacy so he's back! I just hope it's not set too much in the "real" world. More

Posted by whitelighter at 11:51 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Hope it happens...
Legacy's plot was a mess but at least it looked and sounded amazing - Daft Punk were cruelly overlooked at the Oscars! With a decent writer this could be good, though I have never heard of this chap... More

Posted by Mr Grizzly at 11:26 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Why the holdup, i really enjoyed the last tron film as well as the first one. this seems like a no brainer to me More

Posted by bigdog1000 at 10:34 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

please let this happen!
I love the whole thing! More

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