It has been over a decade since Nicolas Cage final graced screens as “Nationwide 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 July 21, Disney+ unveiled the primary take a look at “Nationwide Treasure: Fringe of Historical past” — an unique sequence that expands on the film franchise. Throughout the 2022 San Diego Comedian-Con, the streamer debuted each a 15-second teaser trailer and behind-the-scenes featurette for the unique present, which stars younger heroine Jess (Lisette Olivera) as its new lead.
In “Nationwide Treasure: Fringe of Historical past,” Jess acts as a “good and resourceful” dreamer, per the sequence logline, who embarks on an epic journey to uncover the reality about her household and save a misplaced Pan-American treasure. Along with Olivera, the forged of the present contains Zuri Reed, Jordan Rodrigues, Antonio Cipriano, Jake Austin Walker and Lyndon Smith, and Harvey Keitel and Justin Bartha — each in visitor roles reprising their film characters, Deadline reported.
Jerry Bruckheimer and Jon Turteltaub — each of whom labored on the OG “Nationwide Treasure” movie and its 2007 follow-up — are government producers on “Nationwide Treasure: Fringe of Historical past,” alongside Jon Turteltaub, 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 — which has but to set an official premiere date apart from Disney+’s affirmation that it will be “streaming quickly.”
For followers hoping to get a Cage cameo within the new Disney+ present, it is unlikely that he’ll reprise his main function (for now, a minimum of). Throughout Comedian-Con, Wibberley stated, “We needed him, however he’s very busy,” whereas Olivera appeared hopeful that possibly they’re going to get the actor to hitch the present in some capability in the future, Selection reported.
Talking of Cage, a third “Nationwide Treasure” movie is reportedly nonetheless taking place, in response to Bruckheimer, as he beforehand instructed Deadline that he is engaged on the following installment. Followers are hoping to see the identical forged (Cage as Gates, Bartha as Riley Poole, and Diane Kruger as Abigail Chase) return for the movie.
Certain, Disney+’s sequence will not be fairly the identical with out Cage on the heart of the motion, however we’re nonetheless ready with bated breath to see which hidden riches the brand new batch of characters uncover. Try the “Nationwide Treasure: Fringe of Historical past” teaser above and prepare for the journey to proceed — the chances are countless!