Disney+ releases new character posters of Catherine Zeta-Jones and more
Nicolas Cage first played the lead role National tax in 2004 and quickly followed it up with a sequel in 2007. Now, 15 years later, the franchise is finally returning with National Treasure: Edge of History. Unfortunately, Cage is not involved in the new Disney+ series, but it will feature the return of Justin Bartha (Riley Poole) and Harvey Keitel (Peter Sadusky) as well as include an all-new cast. The new cast includes Lisette Olivera (total eclipse) as Jess Morales, Zuri Reed (Flatbush offenses) like Tasha, Jordan Rodrigues (ladybug) as Ethan, Lyndon Smith (Parenthood) as Agent Ross, Jake Austin Walker (Stargirl) as Liam, Antonio Cipriano (City on a Hill) as Oren, and Catherine Zeta-Jones (Wednesday) as Billie. Today, Disney+ released new character posters for the show.
“Ready to watch their stories unfold? 📜 Don’t miss the two-episode premiere of National Treasure: Edge of History on December 14th, only on #DisneyPlus. #NationalTreasureSeries,” Disney+ shared on Instagram. You can check out the character posters below:
What is Disney+ National tax Show about?
You can check out a previously released description for National Treasure: Edge of History here: “A DREAMer searching for answers about her family, Jess is a mysterious lover with a natural talent for solving mysteries that will uncover her own buried history, as well as the truth about her parents and her connection to a long-lost treasure Jess and friends must outwit stylish businesswoman and adventurer Billie (Catherine Zeta-Jones), a scrappy billionaire, black market antiques expert and treasure hunter who lives by her own code.”
Jerry Bruckheimer returns to executive produce National Treasure: Edge of History TV series after producing the two Cage films for Disney. He is joined by original director Jon Turteltaub and writers Marianne and Cormac Wibberley. The two Wibberlys wrote the pilot episode of the show with Rick Muirragui. Mira Nair will direct the debut.
Will Nic Cage finally show up National Treasure: Edge of History?
While talking to Weekly entertainment, Wibberley compared Cage’s Benjamin Franklin Gates and Lisette Olivera’s Jess potential relationship to that of Tony Stark and Peter Parker in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Currently, the creators hope that Cage will appear in a potential season 2.
“That’s basically how we saw the relationship if Ben Gates ever showed up,” Wibberley explained. “She’s basically Peter Parker to him and will be like, ‘Oh, my God, it’s Ben Gates! What am I doing?’ That’s the way our universe is. We’d love to bring in some of the other veterans if we get another season. We have roles for all of them.”
National Treasure: Edge of History debuts on Disney+ on December 14.