National Treasure Disney Plus series adds familiar face: Harvey Keitel

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The ridiculous but pleasant Nationwide Treasure franchise were most commonly dormant since 2007, looking ahead to the celebs to align and reunite manufacturer Jerry Bruckheimer, director Jon Turteltaub, and big name Nicolas Cage. However then, simply two years in the past, Bruckheimer informed Collider that he was once running on a 3rd film and a TV by-product. The sequence, titled Nationwide Treasure: Fringe of Historical past, provides a younger tackle treasure hunters. However Thursday at San Diego Comedian-Con 2022, Disney Plus introduced that the sequence will convey again franchise veteran Harvey Keitel.

Keitel co-starred in Nationwide Treasure and Nationwide Treasure: Guide of Secrets and techniques as Peter Sadusky, a seasoned FBI agent with a comfortable spot for Benjamin Gates (Cage), a resourceful historical past buff with a knack for locating long-lost treasure, and his scrappy workforce. Keitel will reprise the function on this 10-episode sequence, however the premiere date continues to be unknown. The actor’s been dabbling in TV of overdue: He just lately wrapped Mike, a Hulu sequence about Mike Tyson, and in addition gave the impression in Netflix’s The Irishman.

Fringe of Historical past will open a brand new bankruptcy within the franchise — the place the 2004 and 2007 motion pictures heart on Gates, the TV sequence will practice Jess Morales (Lisette Olivera), a 20-something DREAMer who additionally loves puzzles and riddles. Written via Marianne and Cormac Wibberley and directed via Mira Nair, the sequence will discover the ways in which patriotism, id, and group intersect.

The display additionally stars Jordan Rodrigues, Zuri Reed, Antonio Cipriano, and Catherine Zeta-Jones. There are much more acquainted names and faces jumbled in with the brand new: The Wibberleys wrote the primary two motion pictures, and Justin Bartha, who performs Riley Poole within the Nationwide Treasure motion pictures, is about to guest-star. Right here’s hoping Cage was once in a position to seek out the time to play mentor to this new crew.

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