Call it crazy, but the idea might work.
Talk with Weekly entertainment, Tron legacy actor Jeff Bridges has opened up about his recent re-association with director Joseph Kosinski, as the couple joined forces for the upcoming Firefighter movie Only the brave. During the conversation, Bridges brought up rumors that audiences may one day see a third. Tron movie and revealed his crazy idea of ââhow this episode would play out.
“Yeah, yeah, I heard those rumors too,” Bridges said of the Tron 3 speculation. “I hope that will happen. I think [Kosinski has] I have the script and everything, you know. Yeah, I don’t know if I’m supposed to talk about it or not. I do not know.”
The actor then proposed that Tron 3 “should be the first virtual reality film” to be released in theaters. “Wouldn’t it be cool … to see Tron in this world? âasked Bridges.
While it would indeed be spectacular to see all virtual reality film, a Tron the follow-up seems rather well suited to the futuristic medium.
That said, however, a possible new Tron the film may not include bridges at all. Earlier this year, it was reported that Disney had toyed with the idea of ââa Tron restart with Suicide Squad star Jared Leto. If the project came to fruition, Leto would play a character named Ares, and the film would be produced by Tron legacy alum Justin Springer. Additionally, Leto and his production partner Emma Ludbrook are reportedly playing roles behind the camera.
Directed by Bridges and Bruce Boxleitner, 1982 Tron has become a cult classic and has given way to a whole generation of sci-fi films. Unfortunately, the film’s reboot in 2010, Tron legacy, which brought Bridges and Boxleitner back and introduced Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde to the franchise, has not been well received by critics. The film sits at a tasteless 51% approval rating on Rotten tomatoes, but still managed to rake in $ 400 million at the global box office (via Mojo ticket office).
With so much on the potential Tron 3 still up in the air, it looks like we’ll have to wait quite a while to find out if Bridges’ VR dreams come true. Until then, find out why Disney initially ditched the Tron franchise.