Even if you’re not a fan of the Tron films, there’s no denying the upcoming Disney XD show Tron: Uprising looks very cool. Now EW.com can announce the series’ premiere date and give you a first look at the show’s artful second trailer.
Tron: Uprising is set between the two Disney movies and boasts an eclectic mix of notable actors for its voice cast (Elijah Wood, Mandy Moore, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Lance Henriksen, Paul Reubens and, from the films, Bruce Boxleitner is on board). The show will officially debut Thursday, June 7, on Disney XD, but you won’t have to wait that long to see an episode of the show. Disney also plans a special half-hour Tron “prelude” next month, titled Tron: Uprising, Beck’s Beginning, that will air on the flagship Disney Channel on May 18 (description below).
Here’s Tron: Uprising trailer No. 2, which to us feels even stronger than the first.
And here’s the show’s official story description: “TRON: Uprising, Beck’s Beginning,” introduces a Beck, a young mechanic living in Argon City, a growing metropolis in a far off corner of the grid that has just been occupied by General Tesler, a henchman of the notorious Clu. After his best friend Bodhi is ruthlessly 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, 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.”