Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the classic Disney live-action film, “Tron”, which also sparked a sequel, “Tron: Legacy” and a spin-off animated series, “Tron: Uprising”, all of which are available to stream now on on Disney+?
The Tron films were truly revolutionary in the history of computer animation, capturing the imaginations of audiences of all ages with their highly original concept and dazzling visuals. Starring the legendary Jeff Bridges, who is is currently starring in the new FX series, “The Old Man”, Tron remains an impressive and enjoyable sci-fi adventure today, 40 years after its release.
When a brilliant video game maker (Jeff Bridges) hacks the mainframe of his ex-employer, he is beamed inside an astonishing digital world and becomes part of the very game he is designing. It’s an epic adventure that everyone will enjoy.
When the world’s greatest video game creator sends out a secret signal from an amazing digital realm, his son discovers the clue and embarks on a personal journey to save his long-lost father. With the help of fearless female warrior Quorra, father and son venture through a vivid cyber universe, take on a rogue hacking programme and wage the ultimate battle of good versus evil.
Inside the computer world of the grid, Beck becomes the unlikely leader of a revolution.
If you are really interested in the world of “Tron”, there is an episode of the Disney+ Original series, “Prop Culture”, which takes a detailed look at the making of the original film. Dan enters the world of “Tron” and restores one of the movie’s most memorable props.
Will you be checking out “Tron” this weekend on Disney+?
Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.