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It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for Disney to give the highly anticipated Tron: Legacy another promotional nudge. This week that comes in the form of a new trailer that pushes the right emotional buttons — the father-and-son reunion, the romance between Sam Flynn and Quorra, the rivalry between Kevin Flynn and Clu — while fleshing out the plot and throwing in some new action sequences. Also: light jets!
Directed by Joseph Kosinski, Tron: Legacy follows Sam (Garrett Hedlund), the tech-savvy 27-year-old son of Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges) as he looks into his father’s disappearance. Sam soon finds himself pulled into the same world of Programs and gladiatorial games where his father has been living for 25 years. With Kevin’s loyal confidante (Olivia Wilde), the two begin a life-and-death journey across a cyber-universe that’s become far more advanced and dangerous.
Tron: Legacy also stars Bruce Boxleitner, James Frain, Beau Garrett and Michael Sheen. The film opens on Dec. 17.