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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Elijah Wood in Disney Tron Cartoon!

IMTA alum Elijah Wood will play Beck in the new animated series Tron: Uprising. According to " The show will make its debut on the small screen in the summer of 2012 and will feature a voice cast of interesting names -- including Elijah Wood as the series' main character. Wood plays Beck, 'who leads a revolution inside the Grid's computer world.' The Grid, of course, is an advanced, digital universe created by leading video-game developer Kevin Flynn (Jeff Bridges) in the 1982 movie. In 'Tron: Legacy,' Flynn's son Sam (Garrett Hedlund) enters the grid to find his father who has been trapped there for 20 years. Disney XD will air 'Uprising,' along with the previously announced 10-episode 'Tron' microseries, which starts in fall 2011. "
After competing at IMTA, Elijah has gone on to star in over forty feature films. Currently, Elijah is post-production on Happy Feet 2 which was done in 3D! This film is scheduled for release in November 2011. He starred in the film The Romantics, which fellow IMTA alumni Katie Holes (IMTA 1993 and 1995) and Josh Duhamel (IMTA 1997)!

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