Ares Starring Jared Leto in the Works at Disney; Fans Unhappy With the Oscar-Winning Actor’s Casting
After waiting 28 years for a sequel to Tron, it seems like a third movie won’t be long, as Disney goes forward with the development of the the franchise’s threequel.
According to Deadline, a third movie titled “Tron: Ares” is in the works at Disney, with actor Jared Leto set to star in it. Furthermore, it’s been reported that the studio has plans to rope in Pirates of the Caribbean director, Joachim Rønning to helm the Leto-led project.
The Suicide Squad star has been linked with the project for nearly 5 years, after signing on in 2017. With no news about the threequel for years, it seemed like fans wouldn’t receive another Tron film anytime soon. However, it seems like development will soon continue for Tron: Ares, with reports stating that filming might start at Vancouver in August.
Fans disappointed with the casting of Jared Leto in beloved film series
When news broke about the film’s development, fans of the series took to Twitter to voice their concerns about Jared Leto’s casting in the film.
tron fans getting a sequel but it stars jared leto pic.twitter.com/LCMHxMKmzO
— Le Cinéphiles (@LeCinephiles) January 19, 2023
Despite winning an Academy Award in 2013 for his role in Dallas Buyers Club, Leto’s fortunes have turned drastically over the past few years with flops such as Sony’s Morbius
— Justin | IDontBeatGames⚡️ (@IDontBeatGames) January 19, 2023
Furthermore, the actor has also been embroiled in various controversies over the years, which has made fans even more unhappy about Disney’s choice of casting.