ABC Signature Studios is currently in the middle of filming in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for a brand new series, “National Treasure” for Disney+, which is centred 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.
According to Deadline, Jacob Vargas has joined the series in a recurring role and will be playing the role of Rafael, a rugged, treasure obsessed, adventurous soul with a good sense of humor.
Jacob Vargas has previously starred in Netflix’s “Mr. Iglesias” along with Disney’s “Mayans MC”, “Luke Cage” and “Sons of Anarchy”.
“National Treasure” will also star Catherine Zeta-Jones as the show’s 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.
This new series is being executive produced by the film’s producer Jerry Bruckheimer, director Jon Turteltaub and writers Marianne and Cormac Wibberley. Along with Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed and Turteltaub executive produce the series alongside Rick Muirragui, who also serves as a writer.
The first two “National Treasure” films are available to watch now on Disney+
Are you looking forward to a new “National Treasure” series on Disney+?