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The full 30-minute prelude for the animated TRON: Uprising has debuted online ahead of its Friday premiere on Disney XD.
Called “Beck’s Beginning,” the episode introduces Beck (voiced by Elijah Wood), a young mechanic living in Argon City, a metropolis in a far-off corner of The Grid that’s been occupied by General Tesler ( Lance Henriksen), a henchman of the notorious Clu. After his best friend derezzed by Clu’s army, Beck seeks justice for his lost friend and launches a crusade against the regime. His rebellion captures the attention of Tron (Bruce Boxleitner), the greatest warrior The Grid has ever known, who sees the potential in Beck and trains him to be his successor. Labeled with the moniker of The Renegade, Beck sparks a revolution to fight for the freedom of The Grid.
TRON: Uprising also stars Emmanuelle Chriqui as Paige, Mandy Moore as Mara, Paul Reubens as Pavel and Reginald VelJohnson as Able. “Beck’s Beginning” airs Friday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD. The series premieres June 7 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.