News briefs: Tron's Flynn Lives; Echo heads to film

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Dec 14, 2012, 3:54 PM EST

In anticipation of its preview of the new Tron movie sequel/reboot at Comic-Con in San Diego in two days, Disney has posted a viral Web site, "Flynn Lives," which fills in some of the backstory of Jeff Bridges' character from the first film after the events in that movie.

Watchmen producer Lloyd Levin has acquired screen rights to Echo, a comic-book series by Terry Moore, about a photographer who gets doused by liquid metal from a military experiment gone awry and discovers she can now harness the power of a nuclear bomb, Variety reported.

The Toronto Film Festival has snagged the world preem of Jennifer's Body, starring Megan Fox and helmed by Karyn Kusama (Aeon Flux), to open its popular genre program Midnight Madness Sept. 10, Variety reported; the movie, written by Diablo Cody, opens everywhere Sept. 18.