Reboot your systems program. Directory Joseph Kosinski has been working on Tron 3, the sequel to Tron: Legacy, and now he’s ready to begin production this fall. Rumors of the sequel have been kicking around since 2013, but grew larger this year when a few… Read More »Tron 3 will commence filming this fall
Way back in 1982, just before TRON was about to come out, there was a concerted effort inside Disney to expand the use of computers in film and animation. Along the way Disney publicist Mike Bonifer helped produce a documentary called “Computers are people too”… Read More »Lost Disney History – Computers Are People Too
Test Track, with its new sponsorship from Chevrolet, officially opens on Thursday. Cast member previews have been under way for a few days and photos have been slowly leaking out along with short reviews like “Amazing!” “Awesome” and “Lots of Fun.” I was able to… Read More »Inside the new Test Track at EPCOT, Non-Spoilery
If you find yourself at San Diego Comic-Con this year be sure to check out the amazing TRON Uprising art of artist Albeto Mielgo. He’ll be signing it with character designer Rob Valley. More beautiful TRON art on Mielgo’s blog.
Disney Channel’s Friday night was Gridlicious (New word…what do you think?) as “Tron Uprising: Beck’s Beginning” premiered. This is the prequel to the new series premiering on Disney XD (Disney’s boy-centric network) on June 7th at 9pm. The gorgeously animated special centers on a program… Read More »Tron’s 2nd Reboot: Tron Uprising…will it work?
TRON: Uprising is the Disney XD animated series that has fan boys setting their DVRs to stun. My hope is that it will also introduce a new generation to the wonders of TRON. Set between the two Disney movies, TRON: Uprising has a list of… Read More »TRON: Uprising gets a Trailer and Release Date
EPCOT’s re-imagined Test Track attraction will put the guest inside a computer as they partake in a digital test environment from the queue, through the ride, and even into the post ride experience. Modern day automotive design relies on computer aided-design significantly more than it did when they original blueprints for Test Track were drawn up. Now that Chevrolet has become the attraction’s new sponsor Disney is taking the opportunity to update the experience to a new concept.
Guests in the queue will be able to make design choices for their car based on the four qualities of Capability, Efficiency, Responsiveness, and Power. After they experience the attraction they will be able to compare the results of their choices with other people in their car.
Ever since I watched the very first ad for TRON, I knew I wanted a Light Cycle of my own. 2010’s TRON: Legacy only planted that desire deeper in my subconscious. Unfortunately, neither my subconscious nor I is a multi-millionaire, so I greet the news… Read More »The Tron Light Cycle – It’s real