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Tron 3 is happening as Jared Leto confirms he'll be starring in the film

Daft Punk are rumoured to be working on the soundtrack

  • Dave Turner
  • 13 August 2020
Tron 3 is happening as Jared Leto confirms he'll be starring in the film

Tron 3 is officially in the works and actor Jared Leto has confirmed he'll be starring in the Disney sequel.

This follows Disney's President of Music & Soundtracks Mitchell Leib saying in July he'd met with Daft Punk's manager to discuss the duo working on the soundtrack.

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Leto tweeted to confirm his involvement, writing: "I’m struck with such gratitude for the opportunity to bring this movie to life, especially as both the original video game and the film affected me so deeply as a young child. The fact that I get to be a part of this new chapter is mind-blowing.

"I am so very excited and proud to confirm that YES - I will be starring in TRON.

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"We will work as hard as we possibly can to create something that I hope you all will love. We have some very special ideas in store for you all... See you in the grid!"

Garth Davis (Lion, Mary Magdalene) is confirmed to direct Tron 3, while Leto also produces alongside Justin Springer and Emma Ludbrook.

Dave Turner is Mixmag's Commercial Content Editor, follow him on Twitter

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