Disney is currently filming the upcoming Disney+ Original live-action series “National Treasure” in Baton Rouge.
The brand new 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.
“National Treasure” will star Catherine Zeta-Jones as the shows main villain, Billie, a badass billionaire, black-market antiquities expert, and treasure hunter who lives by her own code. The series also stars Zuri Reed, Jordan Rodrigues, Antonio Cipriano, Jake Austin Walker, and Lyndon Smith.
According to Deadline, Breeda Wool has joined the cast, who has previously starred in “Mass” and “Ultrasound”. Breeda Wool will be playing the role of Kacey, who is a sarcastic, kick-ass henchwoman and Billie’s (Zeta-Jones) second-in-command. Breeda also took to social media to confirm the news by retweeting the Deadline article.
Jerry Bruckheimer, Cormac & Marianne Wibberley, Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed executive produce the series alongside Rick Muirragui, who also serves as a writer. Jon Turteltaub is also an executive producer. Mira Nair is directing and executive producing.
“National Treasure” is being produced by ABC Signature for Disney+.
Both “National Treasure” films are available on Disney+ now.
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