It looks like “National Treasure” is getting a new television series with a new main character.
Is there a new ‘National Treasure’ show?
The new “National Treasure” series will focus on a character names Jess Morales, who is a 20-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,” per Deadline.
- The series will explore themes such as “the timely issues of identity, community, historical authorship and patriotism,” according to Deadline.
- Morales will replace Benjamin Gates, the main character in the original “National Treasure” films, starring Nicolas Cage.
It’s unclear when the new “National Treasure” series will debut on Disney+.
Are there any new ‘National Treasure’ movies?
We’re certainly working on one (‘National Treasure’) for streaming and we’re working on one for the big screen. Hopefully, they’ll both come together and we’ll bring you another ‘National Treasure,’ but they’re both very active. ... The one for Disney+ is a much younger cast. It’s the same concept but a young cast. The one for theatrical would be the same cast.
The film version is being written right now. The television version is in process. We have a pilot script done and an outline of the future episodes.