Disney Consumer Products (DCP) has commissioned Fabien Baron, Douglas Lloyd & Lee Swillingham with Stuart Spalding to design a stylistic interpretation of TRON: Legacy, the high-tech 3D adventure releasing in U.S. theaters Dec. 17, 2010 in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D. The resulting designs will appear on the TRON: Legacy Creative Director T-shirt Series, a limited edition line for him and her comprised of three designs (one from each artist collaboration) for a total of six shirts. The line will be available only at the official Disney TRON Pop Up Shop at Royal/T in Culver City, CA (Nov. 19 – Dec. 23, 2010) and will retail for under $50.
Opening Ceremony has collaborated with Disney Consumer Products to create a special capsule collection inspired by the new Walt Disney Pictures’ film, TRON: Legacy. Opening Ceremony travels into the TRON universe where high-tech aesthetics and neon dominate to create a futuristic fashion collection.
TRON: Legacy‘s cinematic elements influenced this special capsule collection, from the high-speed Light Cycles to the characters’ sleek uniforms. Incorporating the four main TRON colors, yellow, orange, blue, and black, the men’s collection features Moto jackets, racer jackets, patchwork poplin shirts, and racer-styled cargo pants. Tech-driven fabrics comprise this collection: industrial neoprene, Melton wool, high dimension corduroy, and organic cotton twill fabrics.
In the following clip, which has been known to induce giggles at some presentations I’ve seen it at, the Sirens (led here by Beau Garrett), use their magic touch to strip Sam Flynn (Garrett Hedlund) of his civvies and suit him up in the skin-tight light suit before sending him off to the game grid where his only instruction is to ‘survive.’ Before he can head out to certain doom, however, he must first receive his identity disc along with specific instructions which always seemed to me should be known by a program at this cycle, especially since it was explicitly pointed out that he didn’t have one earlier in the film when first picked up by the Recognizer. Luckily for the audience, who needs to be aware that a program can be de-rezzed for losing its disc (despite the fact that Sam hasn’t already for seemingly misplacing his previous one), it appears programs are cursed with limited memory allocation.
The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) today announced the fifteen recipients of its 17th Annual Thea Awards with nearly a quarter of the coveted awards going to The Walt Disney Company and the Disney family.
Amazon.com has begun listing a two disc deluxe edition of the TRON: Legacy soundtrack by Daft Punk now available for pre-order. No information is provided as of yet as to what distinguishes this from the standard single disc edition other than it’s also being branded as an import and will be released exactly one week after the standard edition, on December 14.
The known track listing for the standard edition is as follows:
“The Son Of Flynn”
“The Game Has Changed”
“Adagio For Tron”
“End Of Line”
“Tron Legacy (End Titles)”
TRON: Legacy wasn’t the only show going on during ‘TRON Night,’ last week at New York City’s AMC Loews Lincoln Square IMAX theater. Outside, passer-bys were treated to a look at the custom TRON: Legacy-inspired skatecycle created by Brooklyn Workshop. An eye-catcher even in the standard white (which just happens to be reminiscent of Flynn’s lightcycle), the one-off skatecycle takes its cue from the film’s lightcycles and uses electroluminescent (EL) wire to induce oohs and ahhs from the onlookers.
TRON: Legacy stars Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde and opens nationwide in theaters on December 17.
Back in September, we first reported on a move by Disney that it was working on a project titled ‘TRON: Uprising.’ Although we associated it with a known micro-series project, Variety today reports that it will in fact be a brand new ongoing series that will debut on Disney XD in summer of 2012.
According to the article, voice talents attached to the show include Elijah Wood, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Mandy Moore, Paul Reubens and Lance Henriksen. In addition, Bruce Boxleitner will reprise his role as Tron as he does in the upcoming motion picture release TRON: Legacy.
On December 3, D23 members and their guests will be able to join TRON: Legacy writers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis for a panel hosted by D23 celeb Jeffrey Epstein at the TRON: Legacy Pop-Up Shop in Culver City, CA.
Horowitz and Kitsis will also hold a signing for The Art of TRON: Legacy which will be available for purchase at the event. As a special bonus that night, D23 members will receive a free limited-edition Premiere Film Cell from TRON: Legacy (no minimum purchase required).
Disney Consumer Products (DCP) is giving fans the ultimate TRON experience by hosting the official, one and only TRON: Legacy Pop-Up Shop with displays and merchandise inspired by the high-tech 3D adventure, TRON: Legacy, releasing in U.S. theaters Dec. 17, 2010 in Disney Digital 3D™ and IMAX® 3D. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, this six week-long retail destination for men and women of all ages will offer one-of-a-kind, limited-edition TRON merchandise at the café, retail concept shop, and art exhibition space Royal/T in Culver City, CA — November 19 through December 23, 2010 from 10 a.m. — 6 p.m. daily, with extended hours on Wednesdays to 10 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome.