First Look: Costumes of 'Tron'

First Look: Costumes of 'Tron'

Disney’s Tron Legacy is due out on December 17th, and I have no doubt that many of you will be eagerly waiting for that date.

I’ll easily admit that I wasn’t a fan of the original movie, but I cannot deny the fact that it is a cult film and a real milestone in terms of visual effects. What I find most striking about the original Tron movie are its iconic images – the LightCycle being the most obvious one. They have stood the test of time and remain ultra cool symbols.

A couple of days ago, I noticed a story in the Hollywood Reporter that is sure to interest many Tron fans. Disney have been sharing images of the costumes used in their upcoming film. You can take a peak at them here.

I guess they are pretty faithful to the original ones, and instantly recognisable as Tron costumes. What I wasn’t so keen on were the many merchandising items that Disney have produced to coincide with the release of the film. They range from trainers to sunglasses to snowboards - still, I guess they’ll be on many people’s Christmas list. Not sure they are going to have the same enduring cool image though…

I am interested to know how many of you out there actually got involved in VFX and 3D because of Tron. Let me know, I'd love to hear your stories.

3 Comments Isabelle Duarte

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Isabelle Duarte
Fri 12 Nov 2010: 11:02pm

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  • bk:

    "I can't think of any other landmark effects movies that have moved me in the way these have. "
    How about blade runner

  • Chris Wilson:

    Can't wait for the new movie
    I'm into CG because of this - Star wars & The Matrix

    (transformers is just short of that list as I had already started tinkering with Maya when it was released)

    I can't think of any other landmark effects movies that have moved me in the way these have.

  • andy:

    100% went to university because of Tron and Reboot. Great post.

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