Given how closely associated Tron and its lore is with the pixellated world of video games, it’s a small wonder why the property hasn’t been further explored by the industry. Aside from the release of Tron: Evolution back in 2010 to coincide with Disney’s big-screen reboot-cum-sequel, not many studios have expressed an interest in expanding upon Steven Lisberger’s seminal idea.
However, that may be about to change very soon, as according to Clash Music, film composer Giorgio Moroder has revealed that he is currently working alongside EDM starlet Skrillex on a soundtrack to an upcoming Tron video game.
Here’s what that interview with Moroder heralded:
…Giorgio has been recruited to provide the soundtrack for the upcoming ‘Tron’ video game – something which could involve a certain EDM heavyweight. “I’m going to meet Skrillex next week when I’m back. I’m doing the music for a game for Disney’s ‘Tron’. We have about five themes, electronic stuff and let’s see if he’s interested in remixing or re-working one of the songs.
Having dabbled with video soundtracks in the past — including the likes of Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories — Moroder is certainly experienced in the field, and the fact that this alleged project will have him partner with Skrillex is a tantalizing proposition indeed. Still, it’s worth noting that Disney is yet to announce anything official.
Late last year, Tron actor Bruce Boxleiter stated that the company did plan to release a new film during the 2015 holiday season, which lends credence to the possibility that Disney is indeed working on a new chapter in the universe in both mediums, even if it doesn’t hit Boxleiter’s ambitious release window.
Tell us, would you like to see a new video game based on the Tron universe? Or has the innate appeal of the IP waned in the years that have passed? Let us know below.
Source: Clash Music