Disney unveils a first look at TRON Ares

Feb 29, 2024 in "Walt Disney Studios"

Posted: Thursday February 29, 2024 4:00pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has released a first look at TRON: Ares, the highly anticipated, new installment in the TRON franchise. The film started production in January in Vancouver and is slated for release in 2025.

TRON: Ares is a follow-up to Disney’s 1982 seminal science fiction film TRON and the 2010 sequel, TRON: Legacy.

Joachim Rønning directs TRON: Ares and says, “I’m excited to be part of the TRON franchise and bring this new film to fans around the world. TRON: Ares builds upon the legacy of cutting-edge design, technology and storytelling. Now more than ever, it feels like the right time to return to the Grid.”

TRON: Ares follows a highly sophisticated Program, Ares, who is sent from the digital world into the real world on a dangerous mission, marking humankind’s first encounter with A.I. beings. The feature film stars Jared Leto, Greta Lee, Evan Peters, Hasan Minhaj, Jodie Turner-Smith, Arturo Castro, Cameron Monaghan, with Gillian Anderson.

Sean Bailey, Jeffrey Silver, Justin Springer, Jared Leto, Emma Ludbrook, and Steven Lisberger are the producers, with Russell Allen serving as executive producer.

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DCBaker15 days ago

Tron: Ares has been scheduled for release on October 10, 2025. https://deadline.com/2024/04/mandalorian-grogu-moana-live-action-toy-story-5-disney-2026-release-dates-1235876948/

Surferboy567Mar 11, 2024

https://x.com/dailydoseoftron/status/1767305739033301227?s=46&t=HF1o3IG97G3ppq91ZzfqrA ENCOM Source: DailyDoseofTron

Disney IrishMar 11, 2024

Hopefully any "outside" shots will have darker lighting so the suit pops more.

MoonRakerSCMMar 11, 2024

Ya know, one of the complaints of The Flash was that Batman, let alone his suit, does not belong in a wide open brightly lit space as it looks silly and stupid.

MisterPenguinMar 11, 2024

It's de-rezzin' time!

Surferboy567Mar 11, 2024

https://x.com/dailydoseoftron/status/1766638981637190019?s=61&t=Z7oiUO3GrXPcbPtW6UxqPw Source: DailyDoseofTron Ares seems to be outside ENCOM (the sign was shown in another set video I saw). Not a big fan of Jared Leto but let’s see how it goes.

Dr.GrantSeekerMar 10, 2024

I would also hope this is a sequel to Legacy as well. I am probably in the minority of people who really liked Tron Legacy. But it doesn't look like this is going to be a sequel and if it is going to be a sequel the Tron Legacy cast is not reprising their roles in this movie.

Prince-1Mar 01, 2024

Gonna be trash.

PhroobarMar 01, 2024

The second one had a lot of hype from the scenes shown at Comic-con. It did make $400m world wide in 2010 but I don't remember Disney thinking it was successful. It did $172m domestically. There was suppose to be remake of The Black Hole that never happen because of the lack luster Tron showing. ElecTRONica at DCA was amazing and the preview in the Muppets theater was amazing. I think overall it felt like a let down that Disney didn't do a sequel sooner. The only reason Shanghai got the ride was it was too late to cancel. It proved so popular that they built it in Florida.

MoonRakerSCMMar 01, 2024

I'll allow it...

Jambo DadFeb 29, 2024

Jared Leto. What could go wrong?

Disney IrishFeb 29, 2024

I'm not sure if you're just not a fan of the franchise or what, as you seem to be negative about any new info that comes out. But this has the potential to make money just like the second one did.

Surferboy567Feb 29, 2024

That’s an interesting design for an identity disc not sure how I feel about it. Cool suit design hoping this is more of a sequel to TRON Legacy than what has been said not holding my breath.

TalkingHeadFeb 29, 2024

Just burn the money, Bob. It’s quicker that way.