Garrett Hedlund to return for `Tron 3`

Los Angeles: Actor Garrett Hedlund has confirmed he will return to play Sam Flynn in `Tron 3`.

The 28-year-old actor, who plays Sam Flynn in the Disney sci-fi franchise, is set to reprise his role in the follow-up movie and revealed he is ``very excited`` about the project, reports femalefirst.

When asked about his return to the film during the press conference of his film `On the Road`, Garrett said: ``Yeah. Are we gonna break this now? Disney`s very excited. That`s about that. You know, yeah, I`m very excited, Disney`s very excited.``

In the 2010 installment `Tron Legacy`, Hedlund played the son of original actor Jeff Bridges` character Kevin Flynn from the 1982 film `Tron`, but his role in the sequel is being kept secret along with the plot.

Joseph Kosinski will direct the film.