Disney’s Nationwide Treasure reboot sequence has solid up-and-coming actress Lisette Alexis as its lead actress for the high-profile undertaking. The idea, which hails from Disney Branded Tv and ABC Signature, is government produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, director Jon Turteltaub and writers Marianne and Cormac Wibberley.
In line with Deadline‘s unique report, The Nationwide Treasure reboot is an enlargement of the Nationwide Treasure film franchise advised from the viewpoint of a younger heroine (Alexis) – a DREAMer looking for solutions about her household–who embarks on the journey of a lifetime to uncover the reality in regards to the previous and save a misplaced Pan-American treasure.
The sequence, whose pilot episode is written by the Wibberleys and will likely be directed by Mira Nair, facilities on Jess (Alexis), a Latina whose sensible and resourceful thoughts loves an excellent thriller, and he or she has a pure expertise for fixing puzzles. All through the present, Jess will uncover her personal buried historical past, in addition to the reality about her mother and father and her connection to a long-lost treasure.
So far as connections to the unique franchise go, the Nationwide Treasure reboot will discover Jess following within the footsteps of Benjamin Gates, the Nationwide Treasure movies’ protagonist performed by Nicolas Cage.
Alexis is comparatively new to the appearing scene. She performed Belle on the Whole Eclipse TV sequence, a highschool drama by which Cassie (Mackenzie Ziegler) and her associates can escape into fantasy worlds of their selecting. Alexis additionally starred as Amy in We Must Do One thing for director Sean King O’Grady. Within the movie, a younger woman named Melissa (Sierra McCormick), and her household, search shelter from a storm however change into trapped. With no signal of rescue, Melissa comes to understand that she and her girlfriend Amy may need one thing to do with the horrors that threaten her household.
I feel it’s cool to see that Nationwide Treasure goes in a brand new path. In any case, Cage is kind of busy starring in movies like Willy’s Wonderland, Pig, The Insufferable Weight of Huge Expertise, and extra. I don’t know that he has any want to return to the Nationwide Treasure franchise in any main capability, so, they may as effectively shake issues up, proper? So long as the Nationwide Treasure reboot carries a torch for the unique movies and goes out of its option to be enjoyable, I feel we’re in good condition.