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TRON’s Jeff Bridges in Vancouver For TRON: ARES Role

Disney Studios.

Flynn lives.

The original Tron star Jeff Bridges is in Vancouver to play a role in the third instalment Tron: Ares, which is scheduled to wrap production this week.

Jared Leto is the star of this third one. I’m really anxious to work with him; I’ve admired his work. – Jeff Bridges on Film Comment Podcast.

Tron (1982)

Computer programmer and games creator Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges) finds himself in the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games where his only chance of escape is with the help of heroic security program Tron (Bruce Boxleitner).

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner.

Tron: Legacy (2010)

The son (Garrett Hedlund) of a virtual world designer goes looking for his father (Jeff Bridges) and ends up inside the digital world that his father designed. He meets his father’s corrupted creation and a unique ally (Olivia Wilde) who was born inside the digital world.

Cast: Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Jeff Bridges.

Tron: Ares (2025):

Tron: Ares (a movie . . . about AI and what it means, and takes, to be human) — director Joachim Rønning..

Cast Jared Leto, Jodie Turner-Smith, Greta Lee, Evan Peters, Gillian Anderson, Cameron Monaghan, Hasan Minhaj, Arturo Castro, Sarah Desjardins and Jeff Bridges.

Jared Leto stars as an emerging sentient program Ares, who is sent from the digital world into the real world on a dangerous mission, marking humankind’s first encounter with A.I. 

For the past seven weeks, Tron 3 has turned downtown Vancouver into a real city version of The Grid, with 20+ overnight shoots.

Locals first saw Jared Leto’s Ares downtown at the Bentall 5 tower dressed as ENCOM headquarters.

Related: Tron: Ares – Jared Leto in Ares Suit at Vancouver’s Bentall 5 as ENCOM


Leto then left Vancouver for a few weeks to tour Latin America with his band Thirty Seconds to Mars — leaving the overnight stunt riding on light cycles to his stunt doubles.

But when lLeto returned in April, visiting Leah P captured him suited up as Ares and hurling his identity disc.

Related: TikTok Video Captures Jared Leto Back Filming Tron: Ares in Vancouver

@leahpeventdesigner it's ok Jared Leto #vancouver #ted2024 #vancouverbc #vancouverfilm #tron #filminglocation #filming #movie #movies #moviescene ♬ The Son of Flynn – PierGen

It turns out his target is Jodie Turner-Smith’s Athena.

Related: Tron: Ares – Ares vs Athena in Downtown Vancouver

Tron: Ares.

Vancouver filming dates: January 15 2024 – May 01 2024

Working title: Velcro / Lumen.

Writer: Jesse Wigatow

Director: Joachim Rønning (Maleficent: Mistress of Evil).

Jared Leto as Ares, Evan Peters as  Edward Dillinger Jr., Greta Lee as a programmer, Jodie Turner-Smith as Athena.

Producers: Walt Disney Studios.

Release date: October 10th, 2025.

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