Disney has officially powered down Tron 3. Last night, The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that the company has decided to halt preparations for the third film in the cyberpunk franchise. The move comes just a week after Tomorrowland pulled in a disappointing Memorial Day weekend box office.
If you're a Jeff Bridges fan, Tron: Legacy was a double dose of awesomesauce. But how on earth did they turn back the clock on the Dude to get a young Clu running the show? While I wish there were a fountain of youth—or some sort of Mission Impossible-style mask?—the time-bending technique is revealed in this…
Have you ever wondered about the creative process behind all that software art you see in movies such as Minority Report? You've probably wished your operating system's interface was blue-on-black, at any rate. Josh Nimoy, one of the men behind the special effects for Tron Legacy, has described how the movie's…
Thinking of buying one of the 3DTVs that are breaking through this week at CES? There'll be a raft of new 3D Blu-rays to snap up from Disney, though most have been painted 3D in post-production.
You can spare 24 seconds for an insanely cute 8-bit Tron: Legacy fan-made clip, can't you? Especially once you hear there's even an 8-bit Daft Punk soundtrack? [YouTube - Thanks, Pierre!]
The iconic tube map of London's Underground network has been given a Tron-over by DeviantArt user IamClu, turning it into "The Grid." Buzz Lightyear and a double-decker bus have also been Tronified, below.
Jay Maynard, better known as TRON Guy, intended on wearing his famous light-up costume to a showing of TRON: Legacy recently, but his local movie theater refused to admit him. What on earth do they have against awkward costumes?
We'll remember 2010 for a lot of reasons. The iPad. The bacon thing finally got old. Teabaggers. And it was the year Hollywood and electronics companies tried to drag us into another dimension: 3D got big.
For Australia's Tron: Legacy premiere, skaters slid around Eness' interactive ramp; iPod Touches loaded with custom apps that measured air time to control the graphics. Tony Hawk, this isn't. In fact, it's rather like Wipe Out, isn't it? [LiveForFilms]
It's Tron: Legacy day! Who's excited? I know I am. Excited enough to re-watch the original last night. But let's temper that excitement, a little, shall we? Even though it's a childhood favorite, here are some continuity errors from Tron.
When you use this special, limited edition TRON Xbox controller, you channel the power of Clu and The Black Guard (aka THE BAD GUYS), which is evident by the glowing evil of the black and orange colors it's adorned in.
Movie critic Roger Ebert has completed his review of Tron Legacy. He says the 3D action sequences are great, but you might want to bring a phone or beer bottle label along to amuse you during the plot bits...
Click to viewI didn't think that I'd ever blush at the sight of Disney-inspired photos, but my cheeks are most definitely bright red after seeing Playboy's TRON-themed pictorial and the corresponding behind-the-scenes video. Are nipples really supposed to glow like that?
I'm sure that I would break all my legs and arms if I rode one of these Tron Skatecycles, but it's so blueblazingly neat that I'm tempted to order one. Too bad it's one of a kind.
Tron: Legacy is almost upon us, and by this point I'll take whatever I can get. Like, say, classy British actor Michael Sheen, a pretty lady, and a too-brief glimpse of Daft Punk.
This Tron-inspired hotel room is already perfect. You can tell that by just looking at it. But the fact that it's built inside the Ice Hotel in Sweden makes it even more jaw-droppingly incredible. Now I have to stay there.
It looks as though the Tron: Legacy production team thought of nearly everything in updating the classic for today's audience. Here's the one crucial, hilarious detail they forgot about, though.