Now that we’re just a few weeks into 2024 and the Hollywood strikes are within the rearview, the upcoming Tron: Ares has simply began filming.
Director Joachim Rønning posted on Instagram the movie wrapped its first week of manufacturing on Friday. The unique begin date was mid-August 2023, however the aforementioned strikes set issues again, a lot to the filmmaker’s ire. On the time, he referred to as them “extremely frustrating,” not helped by the truth that 150 crewmembers had been indefinitely laid off till negotiations sorted issues out. (Hollywood administrators secured a deal with the AMPTP in mid-June because the WGA was in its second month of hanging.)
Tron: Ares—or reasonably, Tr3n, as the brand calls it—has been in numerous types of within the works for quite some time. As soon as Disney snatched up Marvel and Star Wars within the mid-2010s, it seemingly decided it had no want for the sci-fi collection and determined to shelve it. These plans modified final yr when it lastly determined to get a third entry off the bottom, bringing on Rønning after he’d beforehand helmed Pirates of the Caribbean 5 and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.
Plotwise, particulars on the threequel are scarce. What’s primarily identified is that Jared Leto may have the lead function (and function a producer), joined by the likes of Jodie Turner-Smith, Cameron Monaghan, Evan Peters, and Greta Lee. The way it’ll comply with on from Tron: Legacy, and if we’ll see any of that movie’s solid like Jeff Bridges or Garrett Hedlund seem right here, is at the moment up within the air.
Initially, Tron: Ares was anticipated to drop someday in 2025. It by no means had a agency launch date past that, and it’s at the moment unclear if it’ll get pushed to the next yr due to the five-month delay in manufacturing.
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