Geek News: ‘TRON 3’ OFFICIALLY NOT HAPPENING

By T. Mack

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Tron came to theaters in 1982 and gave audiences the first glimpse of the magic that could be created by blending live action and computer animation. Though the movie was only a modest success financially, it eventually became a cult classic and spawned an entire franchise that included comic books, video games and a cartoon series. Tron Legacy, a sequel to the film, was directed by Joseph Kosinski and released in 2010. Though the film received mixed reviews, it grossed $400 million at the box office and came 11th in the race to be highest grossing film that year. Due to the lengthy legacy of and continued interest in the franchise, Disney Studios–which is notorious for milking their cows to death–made plans to release an additional film to create a trilogy. The third movie has been in development, with the director and several actors from previous films set to return. However, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney has decided not to move forward with the film. Continue reading