It’s been over a decade since Nicolas Cage final graced screens as “National Treasure”‘s Declaration of Independence-stealing, president-kidnapping Benjamin Franklin Gates, however extra thrill-seeking adventures are coming our approach — this time, within the type of a brand new TV sequence! On Sept. 10, Disney+ unveiled the primary full-length trailer for “National Treasure: Edge of History,” and the present seems to be action-packed — plus, it consists of loads of nods to the unique franchise.
While Cage is not anticipated to seem within the sequence, the presence of his character, Ben Gates, is felt due to a enjoyable Easter egg. In one scene from the trailer, a personality discovers Benjamin Franklin’s glasses — the identical glasses Ben used within the 2004 “National Treasure.” Additionally, the sequence will see Justin Bartha reprising the position of Riley.
At the center of the brand new sequence is Lisette Olivera, who performs Jess, a younger girl with a personal connection to a conspiracy proper on the coronary heart of American historical past. Read on for the whole lot it is advisable to know concerning the upcoming sequence to date, together with the cast, trailer, and launch date.
“National Treasure: Edge of History” Trailer
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“National Treasure: Edge of History” Cast
In addition to Olivera, the cast of the present consists of Zuri Reed, Jordan Rodrigues, Antonio Cipriano, Jake Austin Walker, and Lyndon Smith, in addition to Harvey Keitel and Bartha — each in visitor roles reprising their film characters. Additionally, Catherine Zeta-Jones will play Billie, a billionaire and black-market antiquities skilled, who additionally moonlights as a treasure hunter in her spare time.
Jerry Bruckheimer and Jon Turteltaub — each of whom labored on the unique “National Treasure” movie and its 2007 follow-up — are government producers on “National Treasure: Edge of History” alongside Cormac and Marianne Wibberley, Jonathan Littman, and KristieAnne Reed. Rick Muirragui serves as a author, whereas Mira Nair directs and likewise government produces the forthcoming sequence.
For followers hoping to get a Cage cameo within the new Disney+ present, it is unlikely he’ll reprise his main position (for now, a minimum of). During Comic-Con, Marianne Wibberley mentioned, “We wanted him, but he is very busy,” whereas Olivera appeared hopeful that perhaps they will get the actor to affix the present in some capability someday, Variety reported.
Speaking of Cage, a 3rd National Treasure movie is reportedly nonetheless occurring, based on Bruckheimer, as he beforehand instructed Deadline that he is engaged on the following installment. Fans are hoping to see the identical cast (Cage as Gates, Bartha as Riley Poole, and Diane Kruger as Abigail Chase) return for the movie.
“National Treasure: Edge of History” Plot
In “National Treasure: Edge of History,” Jess acts as a “brilliant and resourceful” DREAMer, per the sequence’s logline, who embarks on an epic journey to uncover the reality about her household and save a lost Pan-American treasure.
When Will “National Treasure: Edge of History” Premiere?
On Sept. 10, Disney+ revealed that the primary two episodes will premiere Wednesday, Dec. 14 with new episodes premiering every Wednesday till the season finale.