ABC Signature Studios is creating a brand new series, “National Treasure: Edge Of History” 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.
“National Treasure” will also star Catherine Zeta-Jones as the show’s main villain, Billie, a badass billionaire, a black-market antiquities expert, and treasure hunter who lives by her own code. The series also stars Justin Bartha, Zuri Reed, Jordan Rodrigues, Antonio Cipriano, Jake Austin Walker, and Lyndon Smith.
Deadline has revealed that Tommy Savas has joined the series in a recurring role. In this new series, Tommy will play the role of Dr. Zeke, who works at the city morgue. Savas has recently appeared in TNT’s “The Last Ship”, NBC’s “State of Affairs,” and “Bad Roomies”.
Disney is hosting a special panel later today at the San Diego Comic-Con, which will see the cast and executive producers share an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Disney+ Original series National Treasure: Edge of History, which is an expansion of the hit film franchise. Series regulars Lisette Olivera, Jake Austin Walker, Antonio Cipriano, Jordan Rodrigues, Zuri Reed, and Lyndon Smith and executive producers Cormac and Marianne Wibberley will gather to discuss this upcoming action-adventure series.
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+.
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