The world of Tron is expanding. Garrett Hedlund will star in the sequel to the cult classic “Tron.” Hedlund, made his debut in 2004’s “Troy.” He was one of the football players in the feature film “Friday Night Lights,” one of the foursome in the ensemble thriller “Four Brothers,” a supporting player in the fantasy film “Eragon,” and he appeared opposite Lindsay Lohan in “Georgia Rule.”
Hedlund will play the lead, a man who finds himself pulled into the world of a computer and retracing the steps of a character from the original movie named Kevin Flynn.
Jeff Bridges is reprising the role of Flynn, who was a computer programer but ended up as the CEO of a software corporation. Rumors are swirling that Bruce Boxleitner will return as the title character. Olivia Wilde and Beau Garrett have also been cast in the project, which was known as “Tron 2” and “Tr2n” but it now going with the simple “Tron” In Disney Digital 3D. Source