Tron: Uprising is coming to TV.
Tron is making the leap to TV. With the release of Tron: Legacy
a few weeks away, Variety
reports that Disney is producing a new animated series, Tron: Uprising
, which will premiere Summer 2012.
Airing on Disney XD, the series will be executive produced and directed by Charlie Bean (Samurai Jack
). The voice cast will include Elijah Wood
, Emmanuelle Chriqui
, Mandy Moore
, Paul Reubens
and Lance Henriksen
, with Bruce Boxleitner
reprising his role from the films as Tron.
will be proceeded by a previously announced Disney XD 10-episode Tron
"microseries", airing fall 2011.
Disney XD has also ordered the new live-action comedy Wasabi Warriors
, described by Variety as being about, "a ragtag group of kids at the worst martial arts studio in the country."