TRON: Legacy - Movie Synopsis & Plot
"Tron Legacy" 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.
When you think of ideal films to remake or reinvent, big franchises such as Batman or Superman come to mind. Or, in the other direction, movies that can be updated on the cheap - like the recent slew of horror remakes. One movie that does not instantly stand out in this category is Tron, a 1982 Disney film that performed modestly at the box office ($27 million) and that sports bold albeit very dated special effects. It also caters to a core audience of young males, many of whom have probably never seen or heard of the original film. Despite these hurdles, the original Tron also screams for a modern makeover.
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