While Nicolas Cage is clearly probably the most well-known actor within the cult favourite National Treasure franchise, there’s one other actor who obtained simply as a lot display time, if not as a lot consideration – Justin Bartha.
He performed the Robin to Cage’s Batman, and provided some enjoyable comedic distraction. Now, we’re discovering out he’ll be reprising his function as Riley Poole within the Disney Plus sequel sequence, in response to Deadline.
Bartha will visitor star alongside sequence stars Catherine Zeta-Jones and Lisette Alexis. He appeared in each the 2004 unique, in addition to 2007’s sequel National Treasure: Book of Secrets.
The new present will give attention to Jess, performed by Alexis, who goes on a journey to find the reality about her household and her previous. Of course, there’s additionally a hefty quantity of treasure concerned. Other actors within the present embody Lyndon Smith, Zuri Reed, Jordan Rodrigues, Antonio Cipriano and Jake Austin Walker.
Rick Muirragui is writing the present, with Jerry Bruckheimer again as govt producer, together with another notable names like Cormac and Marianna Wibberley, and Jonathan Littman. Bartha is a reasonably well-known actor, however his function in National Treasure is simply as beloved as the flicks themselves.
He’s additionally appeared in The Hangover motion pictures, Godfather of Harlem and The Good Fight.
Disney greenlit 10 episodes of the present, and plans to refresh the tone for a youthful viewers with a various forged. The present will discover problems with id, group, historic authorship and patriotism, amongst others.
Sadly, the existence of National Treasure as a streaming unique appears to be like to have hammered the ultimate nail into the coffin of the long-rumored third huge display outing, with Nicolas Cage and Diane Kruger individually admitting that it’s not possible to occur.