‘The Legend of the Lost Treasure’: Image from the series reveals connection to Nicolas Cage’s films; Check out!
The D23 convention, from the disneyis presenting news from several upcoming studio productions, such as ‘National Treasure: Edge of History‘, series based on the franchise ‘The legend of the lost treasure‘.
Some images released by Comic Book highlight the relics that will be present in the attraction, such as the glasses used by Benjamin Gates (Nicolas Cage) to unravel a hidden message about the Declaration of Independence.
In the plot, Benjamin Franklin’s invention that gives the “vision to see the precious past” is an eye device with multicolored x-ray lenses, which reveals a secret clue on the back of the Declaration.
This leads the treasure hunter and cryptologist to Trinity Church and ultimately to the location of the Templar treasure.
In addition to the glasses, the images also show a necklace of Pan-American peoples, a possible new book of secrets and a box spelled with mysterious symbols.
Check it out, along with the series teaser:
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— Disney’s National Treasure Series (@DisneyNT) July 6, 2022
The production will feature the return of Harvey Keitel and Justin Barthawho will reprise their roles from the films as Peter Sadusky and Riley Poole, respectively.
The Oscar Winner Catherine Zeta-Jones is also part of the cast as antagonist Billie, described as “a ruthless billionaire specializing in black market antiquities, as well as a bounty hunter who lives by her own rules. She has transformed herself from a miserable orphan to a stylish and adventurous businesswoman. Billie is used to getting what she wants – and she wants the Pan American treasure. But not just for the money, but for something much bigger.”
The rest of the team has Lyndon Smith (‘Parenthood’), Zuri Reed (‘Flatbush Misdemeanors’), Jake Austin Walker (’12 Mighty Orphans’), Antonio Cipriano (‘Jagged Little Pill’) and Jordan Rodrigues (‘Light as a Feather’).
Smith will play FBI agent Ross, an operative looking for redemption after a serious mistake nearly ended her career. reed will be Tasha, a social media celebrity and tech genius, who is also very close to her friend, Jess. Rodrigues will play Ethan, Jess’s best friend. Cypriano will be Oren, a classroom clown who knows a thing or two about conspiracy theories. And finally, walker will play Liam, a musician who comes from a long line of treasure hunters.
The pilot episode will be directed by Mira Nair (‘Queen of Katwe’), from the screenplay by Marianne and Cormac Wibberley.
Originally released in 2004, ‘The legend of the lost treasure‘ (‘National Treasure’) tells the story of a hunter of lost riches (Nicolas Cage) searches for a treasure that no one believes exists, having been accumulated over centuries and transported across continents to prevent it from being stolen. His investigations lead him to discover the existence of a coded map hidden in the US Declaration of Independence.
The second film, ‘The Legend of the Lost Treasure: Book of Secrets‘ (National Treasure: Book of Secrets), was released three years later and grossed over $457 million of box office.
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