The upcoming sequel to the 2010 film Tron: Legacy, Tron: Ares, has added Canadian actress and filmmaker Sarah Desjardins to its cast. Desjardins, a talented actress who has a knack for bringing complex characters to life, is best known for her work on the television series Clue, Impulse, and The Night Agent. She joins a cast that includes Jared Leto, Greta Lee, Evan Peters, and Jodie Turner-Smith.
Who is Sarah Desjardins? More on the actress:
Sarah Desjardins is a rising star in Hollywood. Her work on the Netflix breakout series The Night Agent, in which she plays Maddie Redfield, daughter of the vice president, has garnered her widespread acclaim. She has also appeared in Riverdale, Under the Banner of Heaven, and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch.
Desjardins’s role in this project, Tron: Ares which is the next film in Disney’s Tron series, is definitely a significant one her character has not yet been officially revealed to the public. Ares marks the latest high-profile project for Desjardins, who on Showtime’s Yellowjackets plays Callie Sadecki, the daughter of Shauna (Melanie Lynskey). The series just landed Emmy nominations for drama series, as well as an acting nod for Desjardins’ onscreen mother.
“Not exactly the cult you expected me to join next is it? Thrilled to be here.”Sarah Desjardins on joining Tron
What do we know about ‘Tron: Ares’?
The Tron franchise is back with a new film that promises to be even more visually stunning and thought-provoking than its predecessors. Tron: Ares will focus on and explore the consequences of “the emergence of a sentient program that crosses over into the human world that is not ready for contact.” The film is written by Jesse Wigutow and Jack Thorne, and it stars Jared Leto as Ares, the manifestation of the program with Greta Lee playing a video game programmer / tech CEO in a leading role. The third installment in the Tron series is set to be a visually stunning film that will explore the themes of identity, consciousness, and the nature of reality.