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Walt Disney Studios Reveals Tron 2.0 Synopsis

tronYou have to love all the excitement that abounds each year as Comic Con approaches! In a press release announcing their upcoming offerings at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International, Walt Disney Studios has revealed a short plot synopsis for Joseph Kosinski’s sequel to the classic Disney adventure, Tron.

The synopsis is as follows:

TRON is a 3D high-tech adventure set in a digital world that’s unlike anything ever captured on the big screen. Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund), the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges), looks into his father’s disappearance and finds himself pulled into the same world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 25 years. Along with Kevin’s loyal confidant (Olivia Wilde), father and son embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe that has become far more advanced and exceedingly dangerous.

As previously reported, Daft Punk, the French electronica duo known for their robot personas, have been tapped by Walt Disney Pictures to compose the score for TR2N, an update of the studio’s 1982 science fiction classic Tron.

The duo, have already opened up a new studio in LA to work exclusively on the music. This TR2N music would be their first original release since 2005’s “Human After All.”

TRON 2 is currently scheduled a 2011 release and is a film that will likely cause quite a stir at this years Comic Con.

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  1. David says:

    “…This TR2N music would be their first original release since 2005’s “Human After All.””

    Well I’m not sure about that. Daft Punk could very well release another studio album any time before then. So far, their official records have been released in the years 1997, 2001 and 2005. So this year (2009) should see the arrival of their fourth album, if they continue their pattern.

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