Jodie Turner-Smith Joins Jared Leto, Evan Peters and Greta Lee in ‘Tron: Ares’ (EXCLUSIVE) |

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Jodie Turner-Smith, prima of “Queen & Slim” and nan upcoming “Star Wars” bid “The Acolyte,” is plugging into nan grid.

The British prima is latest summation to nan formed of Disney’s “Tron: Ares,” joining Jared Leto, Evan Peters and “Past Lives” prima Greta Lee.

Joachim Rønning (“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil”) will nonstop nan 3rd “Tron” installment from a book by Jesse Wigutow. Plot details, including specifics of Turner-Smith’s starring role, are being kept nether wraps. Production connected nan movie is group for August (an actors onslaught notwithstanding).

Following her breakout capacity successful Universal’s “Queen & Slim,” Turner-Smith has delivered standout turns successful A24’s “After Yang” opposite Colin Farrell, Amazon Studios’ “Without Remorse” starring Michael B. Jordan, and Peacock’s “The Independent” pinch Brian Cox, arsenic good arsenic awesome roles successful Netflix’s “White Noise” and “Murder Mystery 2.”

Turner-Smith besides starred arsenic Anne Boleyn successful Sony Pictures Television’s three-part mini-series, which initially aired connected Channel 5 successful nan U.K. earlier debuting connected AMC+ successful nan U.S. She was nominated for an NAACP Image Award for her performance.

She’ll adjacent beryllium seen successful “Bad Monkey,” appearing other Vince Vaughn successful nan Apple TV+ bid based connected Carl Hiaasen’s 2013 novel, and she’s presently in accumulation connected “Star Wars: The Acolyte” for Disney+.

Turner-Smith joins nan “Tron” franchise arsenic nan long-running sci-fi adventure’s bequest continues. The original “Tron,” starring Jeff Bridges, debuted successful 1982 and flopped astatine nan container agency contempt its groundbreaking innovations successful integer ocular effects. Over time, nan movie developed a cult following, starring to nan 2010 sequel “Tron: Legacy,” starring Bridges, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde and helmed by Joseph Kosinski (“Top Gun: Maverick”) successful his directorial debut.

Leto signed connected to prima successful and nutrient nan 3rd “Tron” movie successful 2017, pinch accumulation officially getting connected way successful January 2023. Justin Springer, Jeffrey Silver and Emma Ludbrook are besides producing.

Turner-Smith is represented by UTA, 111 Media, nan Lede Company and Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole.