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National Treasure series will not be returning to Disney+

The 10-episode series, based on the movies of National Treasure, followed a quest for treasures hidden by Incan, Mayan and Aztec women

PTI Los Angeles Published 22.04.23, 04:35 PM
Lisette Olivera in National Treasure: Edge of History Season 1

Lisette Olivera in National Treasure: Edge of History Season 1 Instagram

"National Treasure: Edge of History" will not be returning for a second season on streaming service Disney+.

According to entertainment news outlet The Hollywood Reporter, the streamer has cancelled the show, just two months after the 10-episode series wrapped in early February.

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Starring Lisette Olivera in the lead role, the series was a follow-up and “expansion” of the "National Treasure" movie franchise, which was fronted by Hollywood star Nicolas Cage.

Created by Cormac Wibberley and Marianne Wibberley, the show followed Jess, a twenty-something who becomes caught up in a quest to find and secure lost treasures hidden from Spanish conquistadors by a network if Incan, Mayan and Aztec women.

Olivera was joined in the cast by Zuri Reed, Antonio Cipriano, Jordan Rodrigues, Jake Austin Walker, Lyndon Smith, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, who played the chief antagonist as an antiquities dealer searching for the same treasure.

Justin Bartha and Harvey Keitel reprised their roles from the two movies -- "National Treasure" (2004) and "National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets" (2007).

"National Treasure: Edge of History" was backed by Disney Branded Television and ABC Signature.

Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by The Telegraph Online staff and has been published from a syndicated feed.

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