Although there have been rumblings that Disney was prepping a follow-up to Tron: Legacy , it wasn’t a sure-fire bet that we’d see a third chapter.
Any speculation can be lifted, however. Disney has hired David DiGilio to pen the next entry. DiGilio’s roots began with Disney; he wrote the 2006 film Eight Below .
With a visual blueprint of the world of Tron already created, THR says the studio will be able to keep the production costs down.
DiGilio recently sold a sci-fi pitch to Showtime entitled Last H.O.P.E. (the latter part of that moniker standing for “Hospital on Planet Earth”). He also created the 2007 series Traveler .
No word yet as to when DiGilio needs to have the next Tron completed. It’s also too soon to tell if Joseph Kosinski will be back…