Disney has been developing a new Disney+ series based on the “National Treasure” franchise for a while. Last year, during an interview, Jerry Bruckheimer revealed that he was working on the new series, and it was later confirmed that it had been greenlit.
The upcoming Disney+ Original series will explore the timely issues of identity, community, historical authorship and patriotism, told from the point of view of a new main character, Jess Morales, who is a twenty-year-old DREAMer who, with her diverse group of friends, sets off on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover her mysterious family history and recover lost treasure.
And recently, The DisInsider has reported that according to its sources, filming on the series is due to begin in January 2022, and some more details on the plot, which will see Jess handed a key by a dying FBI agent, she is thrust into a dangerous and deadly race to find some lost treasure that is connected to her family before a corrupt and conniving billionaire beats her to it.
Jerry Bruckheimer is producing the series, and Mira Nair will be directing the pilot; she has previously directed “Vanity Fair” and Disney’s “Queen of Katwe.”
This new series will consist of 10 episodes and is being made by ABC Signature Studios.
The first two National Treasure films are available now on Disney+
Are you looking forward to this new National Treasure series?
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