Attention all Programs! Tron and Tron: Legacy are both coming to Blu-ray April 5th! Prepare for disc wars, lightcycles, and more when the original movie and it’s long awaited sequel finally arrive in high definition! I can’t wait to see how these look on Blu-ray and how the 3D turns out! Based on the last couple of 3D releases from Disney, I think it’s safe to say that it’s going to look incredible! Read on for all of the details!
THE ULTIMATE ACTION-PACKED, FUTURISTIC ADVENTURE COMES TO LIFE
ON STUNNING BLU-RAY™ HI-DEF AND BLU-RAY 3D™
TRON: LEGACY Hits The Grid – Tuesday, April 5th
TRON: THE ORIGINAL CLASSIC SPECIAL EDITION TO ALSO DEBUT FOR THE FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY
BURBANK, CA, February 11, 2011 – The Walt Disney Studios is proud to announce the release of its high-tech, action-packed adventure TRON: Legacy, available April 5th on multiple home entertainment platforms, including Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital Copy, Movie Download and On-Demand. Also making its long-awaited Blu-ray debut on April 5th is TRON: The Original Classic Special Edition.
Sure to light-up fans this Spring, TRON: Legacy provides consumers with the ultimate Hi-Def Blu-ray experience with breathtaking 1080p visuals and superior 7.1 surround sounds that bring to life the visually stunning world of TRON. Taking you further behind the grid, are also in-depth bonus features on the making of the film (i.e., creating the futuristic vehicles and world of TRON, storyline mythologies, actors/characters and more) and the all-new Disney Second Screen interactive experience.
Disney Second Screen transforms the movie watching experience by allowing viewers to explore the story behind the film perfectly synched on a second device, like an iPad™ or laptop, without interrupting their enjoyment of the movie. By simply accessing the Disney Second Screen companion application on their Internet-connected device, consumers are able to dive deeper into the film by engaging with elements including 360-degree vehicle turnarounds, interactive progression reels, and more. Disney Second Screen directions and access codes can be found inside the Blu-ray Disc packaging.Audio synching is powered by TVPLUS.
The original motion picture score for TRON: Legacy, released by Walt Disney Records on December 7, 2010, was composed and produced by the iconic and critically acclaimed Grammy® Award–winning French duo Daft Punk. The album peaked at No. 4 on The Billboard 200 and was the highest charting score soundtrack in over a decade. Walt Disney Records will be releasing TRON: Legacy RECONFIGURED, an album featuring 14 remixes of the original motion picture score on April 5th.
TRON: THE ORIGINAL CLASSIC SPECIAL EDITION
Film Synopsis: Experience the original landmark motion picture that inspired a new generation of digital filmmakers and became a favorite of fans and critics across the world. Relive the electrifying thrills of TRON with an all-new, state-of-the-art digital restoration and enhanced high-definition sound.
When a brilliant video game maker named Flynn (Jeff Bridges) hacks the mainframe of his ex-employer, he is beamed inside an astonishing digital world and becomes part of the very game he is designing. Complete with never-before-seen bonus materials, it’s an epic adventure that everyone will enjoy!
U.S. Release Date: April 5, 2011
Release Format: Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital Download & On-Demand
Pre-order both Tron and Tron: Legacy today!