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BECK IS CAPTURED AND SENT TO THE GAMES IN THE SERIES PREMIERE
OF "TRON: UPRISING" THURSDAY, JUNE 7 ON DISNEY XD
Kate Mara and Lance Reddick Guest Star
"The Renegade Part 1" - Beck's training with Tron is interrupted when he's captured by a Recognizer patrol and sent to the Coliseum to fight in the games. There, Beck meets a fellow prisoner, Cutler, a fierce warrior program who has been inspired by The Renegade's actions. Recharged by their shared passion for freedom, Beck and Cutler fight their way out of the deadly disc games. Meanwhile, Zed and Mara head out for a night on the town but run into trouble when an enchanted Zed is lured away by Perl, a program from the wrong side of the tracks, in the series premiere of "TRON: Uprising," THURSDAY, JUNE 7 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD.
"TRON: Uprising" stars Elijah Wood as Beck, Bruce Boxleitner as Tron, Mandy Moore as Mara, Emmanuelle Chriqui as Paige, Nate Corddry as Zed, Lance Henriksen as General Tesler, Reginald VelJohnson as Able, Paul Reubens as Pavel and Tricia Helfer as the narrator and voice of The Grid.
Guest starring in "The Renegade Part 1" is Kate Mara ("127 Nights") as Perl and
Lance Reddick ("Fringe") as Cutler.
"The Renegade Part 1" was written by Kamran Pasha, Adam Nussdorf and Bill Wolkoff from the story by Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. The episode was directed by Charlie Bean.
"TRON: Uprising" carries a TV-Y7-FV parental guideline.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its first season on 1/28/13; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION: (from Disney XD's press release, May 2012) 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 on 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. "TRON: Uprising" stars Elijah Wood as Beck, Bruce Boxleitner as Tron, Mandy Moore as Mara, Emmanuelle Chriqui as Paige, Nate Corddry as Zed, Lance Henriksen as General Tesler, Reginald VelJohnson as Able, Paul Reubens as Pavel and Tricia Helfer as The Grid.