Jared Leto Revisiting Chances Of Starring In Possible Tron 3
Interest in the project was piqued this week when the TRON: Legacy director said that, contrary to popular belief, a follow-up was put on hold rather than outright cancelled and that Disney could decided to revisit the franchise someday. He noted that he had already come up with a story for another film, tentatively titled “TRON: Ascension“, and pointed out that a good chunk of the script had already been completed when the studio halted work on the project.
It was in these early stages of pre-production that Leto first became involved, with him slated to play a new character named Ares. With it being reported that he is looking to breathe new life into the series, it is possible that he might get to play a role in it after all.
Superherohype, the source of this story, had this to share about the proposed film’s production:
Jesse Wigutow (It Runs in the Family) was hired to rewrite the initial TRON: Ascension screenplay by David DiGilio (Eight Below) before the film was halted, though the new movie will take its cues from that script. Justin Springer, who produced Kosinski’s TRON: Legacy and Oblivion, will produce this new film so there’s a chance Kosinski could still be involved. Leto and and Emma Ludbrook will also produce.
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