Disney prepping Tron sequel

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Disney prepping Tron sequel

Burbank (California) – Tron, the techno cult classic that many geeks grew upwith, is getting a sequel.  According to the Hollywood Report, Disney executives are in the final negotiation stages with director Jospeh Kosinksi and producer Steven Lisberger.  Lisberger also co-wrote and directed the orginal 1982 Tron movie.

Tron was a moderate success at the box office, but became a classic after being aired thousands of times at sci-fi and role-playing conventions.  The movie starred Jeff Bridges as programmer Kevin Flynn who must fight rogue programs inside a computer.  Tron was nominated for Academy awards for Costume Design and Sound, but lost out to Gandhi and E.T. in the respective categories.

Read more … The Hollywood Reporter.