Joachim Rønning In Talks to Direct ‘Tron: Ares’ Starring Jared Leto

There has been movement on “Tron: Ares,” a sequel to the previous TRON films that has been in the works for years. According to Deadline, Joachim Rønning is in negotiations with Disney to direct the film.

Production may start as early as August 2023 in Vancouver.

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Rønning previously directed Disney’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” and co-directed “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” with Espen Sandberg.

Garth Davis was previously reportedly attached to direct the TRON threequel, but that apparently fell through.

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“Tron: Ares” is written by Jesse Wigutow. Sean Bailey and Sam Dickerman are the executive producers. It’s also produced by Justin Springer (“Tron: Legacy”), Leto, Jeffrey Silver, and Leto’s Paradox partner Emma Ludbrook.

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The first “TRON” was released in 1982, followed by “TRON: Legacy” in 2010. News first circulated in 2017 that Jared Leto would star in a “TRON” reboot. It has since been described as a sequel instead of a reboot, with development moving forward in 2020.

TRON Lightcycle / Run, a copy of TRON Lightcycle Power Run in Shanghai Disneyland, will open at Magic Kingdom on April 4, 2023.

Jared Leto will also appear in the new “Haunted Mansion” film.

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