Disney+ National Treasure series has a new title, National Treasure: Edge of History. Plot details are being kept under wraps but the new series is an exciting expansion on the National Treasure franchise and takes place in the established universe with a younger cast of characters.
National Treasure: Edge of History clues will be revealed during Disney’s slate at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, where the cast and executive producers will share an exclusive first look at the behind-the-scenes for the Disney+ original series.
The live-action series is an expansion of the National Treasure movie franchise centered on a young heroine, Jess (Lisette Alexis), a brilliant and resourceful DREAMer who embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover the truth about her family’s mysterious past and save a lost Pan-American treasure.
Also set to appear in the series is Lyndon Smith, Zuri Reed, Jake Austin Walker, Antonio Cipriano, Jordan Rodrigues, and Jacob Vargas. Catherine Zeta-Jones will play the villain of the series, while Justin Barth reprises his role as Riley from the two National Treasure films.
Franchise producer Jerry Bruckheimer is executive producing alongside Cormac and Marianne Wibberley, Jonathan Littman, Kristie Anne Reed, and Rick Muirragui, who also serves as a writer. Jon Turteltaub, who directed the Nicolas Cage starring films is also an executive producer. Mira Nair is directing the series and executive producing.
A Disney Branded Television series, National Treasure is produced by ABC Signature, part of Disney Television Studios. Production is underway in Baton Rouge.