While most had thought Disney had given up on the idea of making a third Tron movie, last week it was revealed they’d hired Eragon writer Jesse Wigutow to rewrite the script and are still hoping to get the movie off the ground.
Now Tron: Legacy star Garrett Hedlund has confirmed to NextMovie that he will star in the the third Tron film. While doing press for On the Road, he said, “Yeah, are we gonna break this now? Disney’s very excited. That’s about that. You know, yeah, I’m very excited, Disney’s very excited.”
Joseph Kosinski is still set to return to direct, with sources indicating that this sequel may start principal photography in 2014. While Tron: Legacy was seen by many as a disappointment, it did earn more than $400 million at the worldwide box office, suggesting a third film might well be worth making from Disney’s point of view.