A new trailer and poster for the upcoming Disney+ series, National Treasure: Edge Of History were unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con 2022. The series is a spinoff from the National Treasure film franchise which featured Nicolas Cage as Benjamin Franklin Gates, a historian searching for various lost historical artifacts. National Treasure has become a cult classic since its premiere, and National Treasure 3 is also currently in the works.
Disney+ released the teaser trailer for its upcoming series National Treasure: Edge of History as well as a poster during a Comic-Con panel for the series during . The Edge of History teaser trailer shows star of the series, Jess (played by Lisette Olivera), approaching a bulletin board with several photos, maps, and documents. Mira Nair (Queen of Katwe) is directing and executive producing the series that will follow Jess on her quest to uncover the truth about her family’s pasty and save a lost Pan-American treasure. Olivera stars alongside the likes of Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Justin Bartha will reprise his role as Riley Poole as a guest star in the series. The full trailer and poster can be viewed below.
National Treasure: Edge Of History Trailer & Poster
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Olivera will have large shoes to fill, as Cage is beloved for his role as Benjamin Franklin Gates. Olivera may live up to Cage’s shadow with an adept director such as Nair at the helm. The series may offer both nostalgia to fans of the franchise and Cage, as well as a fresh story in the National Treasure universe. Viewers will have to continue following updates regarding National Treasure: Edge Of History ahead of its premiere.
National Treasure: Edge Of History Synopsis and Cast
The series focuses on a young heroine, Jess (Lisette Olivera), 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. During the panel, executive producers Cormac and Marianne Wibberley shared their vision for the reboot of the smash hit franchise and how incredibly thrilled they are to showcase this dream cast for the series, which also includes Academy and Tony Award®-winning actress Catherine Zeta-Jones. It was previously announced that Justin Bartha will guest star in the series, reprising his role as Riley Poole.
In addition to Olivera, the series also stars Zuri Reed (“Flatbush Misdemeanors”) as Tasha, Jess’ ride-or-die friend who joins the treasure hunt but is forced to reevaluate her belief system to help her best friend; Antonio Cipriano (“Jagged Little Pill” on Broadway) as Oren, a lovable but self-obsessed goofball with an encyclopedic knowledge of conspiracy theories that attempts to win back Tasha’s affections; Jordan Rodrigues (“Lady Bird”) as Ethan, Jess’ childhood best friend who has loved her since the day they met; Jake Austin Walker (“Rectify”) as Liam, a swoon-worthy struggling musician, with a permanent chip on his shoulder, who comes from a long line of treasure hunters; Catherine Zeta-Jones (“Chicago”) as Billie, a badass billionaire, black-market antiquities expert and treasure hunter who lives by her own code; and Lyndon Smith (“Parenthood”) as FBI Agent Ross, a dogged investigator who begins to realize there’s a greater conspiracy at hand.