Disney XD delves inside the computer world of The Grid and the people who live there with TRON: UPRISING, a visually striking new animated television series that follows the heroic journey of a new character, a young program named Beck, who becomes the unlikely leader of a revolution. The series, produced in CG animation with a 2D aesthetic, is set in the era of "TRON" between the stories in the 1982 feature film and Walt Disney Studios' "TRON: Legacy."
Disney Channel will present "TRON: Uprising, Beck's Beginning," a 30-minute uninterrupted prelude to the series tonight, FRIDAY, MAY 18 (9:30– 10:00 p.m., ET/PT). The special will encore uninterrupted on Disney XD on MONDAY, MAY 21(7:00 p.m. ET/PT), followed by the series launch on THURSDAY, JUNE 7 (9:00 p.m.) on Disney XD.
Produced by Disney Television Animation, the series is executive-produced and directed by Charlie Bean ("Robotboy," "Samurai Jack" and "Powerpuff Girls") with Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz (both screenwriters of "TRON: Legacy" / executive producers of ABC's "Lost" and "Once Upon a Time") and Justin Springer (co-producer of "TRON: Legacy") as consulting producers. The music is composed by Joseph Trapanese ("TRON: Legacy").
"TRON: Uprising" stars Elijah Wood, Bruce Boxleitner, MAndy Moore, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Nate Corddry, Lance Henriksen, Reginald Veljohnson, Paul Reubens and Tricia Helfer joined the creative team to celebrate the launch of Disney XD's new animated series "TRON: Uprising" at DisneyToon Studios in Glendale, California on May 12. Get an inside look into the event below!