UPDATE: TRON: UPRISING Cancelled

A new movie may be moving forward but Disney XD's animated sequel/prequel set between Tron and Tron: Legacy has been cancelled. Without a second season it's likely things won't be tied-up to explain what happened between the two films.

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By Mark Julian - 1/12/2013







Just last month it was announced that newcomer Jesse Wigutow would rewrite a script from David DiGilio for a third entry in the Tron film franchise. Garret Hedlund has also been confirmed to return for what could be a very interesting, potentially Grid-free threequel based on how 'Legacy' ended.

Fans that were waiting on the news of the third film took solace in the form of Tron:Uprising. Launched to much fanfare and featuring strong voice acting from Elijah Wood, Paul Reubens, Bruce Boxleitner and Emmanuelle Chriqui among others. Sadly, storyboard artist Eric Canete has confirmed that the show won't be receiving a second season. The show premiered on Disney XD on June 7th, 2012.



UPDATED: Producer Edward Kitsis has offered a small glimmer of hope for the show. He says the show isn't cancelled yet, offering the following. "“I don’t know what the future [of Tron: Uprising] is now. I know at the present, I can say we need more viewers....The problem is, not enough people are watching it...At this point, I don’t believe its fate has been decided. So if people keep watching, then there’s still a chance. Please watch. Tell your friends!”

So it appears that if ratings don't improve, the show will indeed be cancelled but an official decision has yet to be made. If you want the show to continue then you better tell all your friends to start watching. Of course airing episodes at midnight on Sunday doesn't exactly help viewership.

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Spideyguy94 - 1/12/2013, 1:18 PM
Should cancel that piece of shit show ultimate spider-man
DukeAcureds - 1/12/2013, 1:21 PM
That's really sad. My 8 year old nephew watches this show, so it plays to kids as well as geeks. He doesn't watch Ultimate Spider-Man. I think kids know when they're being talked down to.
Good show. Hope it has a resolution of some kind.
Nick56 - 1/12/2013, 1:31 PM
My little brother liked this show and i've always liked tron so its disappointing to see it go. Even my little brother thinks ultimate spider-man is childish yet that shit show continues
NerdyGeek - 1/12/2013, 1:38 PM
What Spideyguy94 said.
darkjoker1 - 1/12/2013, 1:43 PM
nooo that was a great show i loved it and how it was set up hey alest theres still ultimate spiderman XD hahaha
DEATHbyEXILE - 1/12/2013, 1:45 PM


ScabbyJ - 1/12/2013, 1:52 PM
Noooooooooo
gaikinger - 1/12/2013, 2:01 PM
Love this show....what happend? Let them at least wrap up the plot please! Really really gonna miss this excellent show. So bummed.
gaikinger - 1/12/2013, 2:05 PM
Grid free sequel? Hope not? Gotta have Grid! I hope this whole article is bunk.
ToTheManInTheColdSweat - 1/12/2013, 2:13 PM
ultimate spiderman gets a 3rd season and this gets cancelled...fml
JeffreyVeregge - 1/12/2013, 2:32 PM
F*ck! This farcking sucks, first Hellboy 3, now Tron.
seamuskeaneart - 1/12/2013, 2:34 PM
it was always going to be a limited series, i think originally it was meant to be 12 episode but then they extended that.
if you look back at the anouncment info at pre release, it was stated then, in fact i think it was even in the first trailer that it was only 12 parts.
Pauul - 1/12/2013, 2:56 PM
Noooo!

A really great show, one of the best pieces of sci-fi currently on television.
PsyGuy - 1/12/2013, 3:00 PM
Can someone tell me if the first season ends as a cliffhanger???

If so, I won't bother.
DukeAcureds - 1/12/2013, 3:07 PM
I think a Grid-free Tron 3 could work really well. One of the reasons I didn't want to see a TRon 3 was because Legacy was so perfectly self-contained, as far as Thed Grid goes. To do a sequel where the Grid comes back or is remade would be kinda cheap. The most interesting thing, plot-wise, is Quorra and her existence in the real world and the implications that this anomolous creation has on science, religion, medicine and reality. The real world is the new Grid.
Bigred20 - 1/12/2013, 3:12 PM
The animation should have been better
Masterburner - 1/12/2013, 3:16 PM
[frick].................I loved that show.
Gunjin - 1/12/2013, 3:19 PM
This show IS awesome. The animation is up there with The Legend of Korra. I have no faith left in the industry. Once Upon a Time is going at least two season, and Disney can't afford to keep one good show going?...
GhostKILLERgx7 - 1/12/2013, 4:18 PM
damn an i just showed my GF this show a few days ago.she's a big tron fan. does that mean they are not moving forward the sequel to legacy?
thewonderer - 1/12/2013, 4:19 PM
FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUuUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

I love this show! NOOOOO. Uck, damn, get Elijah Wood and Aaron Paul in the sequel!
GrootTerMight - 1/12/2013, 4:44 PM
This show was really fantastic. It offered some rather mature themes behind the action and the art direction was fantastic. It's my favorite show to watch with the kids - even above EMH.
ThePowerCosmic - 1/12/2013, 5:04 PM
Damn it! I bought every episode on iTunes. I thought originally it was only supposed to be a ten part mini series, then I hear they are extending it, and now cancelling it? WTF Disney, make up your mind.

This was my favorite animated show since Samurai Jack. I guess most of the world is not ready for classy, stylized animation with mature stories. It was GREAT while it lasted. I love The TRON universe. I bet CLU is behind the shows cancellation.
ThePowerCosmic - 1/12/2013, 5:07 PM
Cillian should be Sark 2.0 in Tron 3!!!
MJPETTY7 - 1/12/2013, 5:29 PM
I really liked this show. Very Batman Beyond-ish and well done (dare I say even Elijah Wood...). But I'd rather have a live-action film. Hope it's good, and that we actually get Tron himself back!!!
sakibomb523 - 1/12/2013, 6:07 PM
That July-October break was brutal. I didn't even know it came back for the longest time.
DrDoom - 1/12/2013, 6:19 PM
Kill Ultimate Spider-Man now goddammit.
StarSpangledBruce - 1/12/2013, 6:39 PM
LOL you people overreact about Ultimate Spider-Man to the absolute extreme. The show is doing great in ratings, and the kids love it (no matter what sob story you make up to tell me overwise) so it won't be going anytime soon. :)
Shamo - 1/12/2013, 7:04 PM
one of the best shows ever, animated or otherwise yet shit series like Ult Spidey dont get the axe? [frick] off.
Koala0226 - 1/12/2013, 7:17 PM
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
gaikinger - 1/12/2013, 7:36 PM
Merchandising? Was their merchandise? I want some. I know they said they had an end game figured out so I hope we can be let in on it somehow so we know how the series ties in. Cmon Disney....one more season!
spider1489 - 1/12/2013, 7:45 PM
WAT!!! THIS SHOW WAS SURPRISINGLY AWESOME! ONE OF THE BEST SHOW THAT HAD ALOT OF HEART :(
StarSpangledBruce - 1/12/2013, 8:10 PM
Guys guys! It's NOT cancelled. It just needs more viewers!
Read this article
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/01/13/tron-uprising-producer-we-need-more-viewers
Kayos85 - 1/12/2013, 8:53 PM
StarSpangledBruce is right
Its not been cancelled, its just not being renewed for another season. Please, go to http://chn.ge/RGVunX and petition Disney for another series. Show your support for Uprising and let Disney know the fans are out there!
Rhysno1 - 1/12/2013, 9:06 PM
Why has this been cancelled? Well animated and voiced.
Has Disney actually looked at some of the shit they broadcast? Its dire!
Children's TV used to be brilliant, now its weak.
Jimdlux - 1/12/2013, 10:55 PM
Not enough publicity...I didn't even know it was out.
gaikinger - 1/12/2013, 11:32 PM
It's true...I came into the second season late because I didn't know it was on....I don't know whos publicity is worse, Tron or Dredd.
Varmintkiller2 - 1/12/2013, 11:44 PM
awe noooo :( i love this show!
novaprime - 1/13/2013, 12:07 AM
THIISSSS SHOW WAS AMAZIINNGG WHY WOULD THEY CANCELL SUCH GREATNESS!!!!!!!!!!
novaprime - 1/13/2013, 12:08 AM
THIS AND AVENGERS EARTHS MIGHTIEST WERE THE 2 BEST ANIMATED SHOWS ON TV YOUNG JUSTICE WAS 3RD
jj2112 - 1/13/2013, 12:15 AM
At least they should have explained how they turned Tron into Rinzler
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