The National Treasure series has secured a Hollywood treasure.
In an exclusive interview with E! News at the D23 fair, Catherine Zeta Jones shared what National Treasure fans can expect from her upcoming role in the Disney+ spin-off series, titled National Treasure: Edge of History.
After calling the film franchise “memorable, funny, iconic and legendary,” Catherine promised the new series will be too, adding, “It’s a lot of fun. We take this concept; we really bring it to the present day.”
And as the Chicago actress tells E! News, many changes are to be expected, including her character. “I’m not playing a character that was in those movies,” she explained. “Well, I just had a lot of fun. I just had fun.”
Mentioning that the role is “right up my alley” as she’s also a history buff as she’s “just looking for treasure all the time. I am always an antique dealer.”
What to expect from the series is told, according to the official synopsis, “from the point of view of a young heroine, Jess, a brilliant and imaginative DREAMer in search of answers about her family – who embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to… uncover the truth about the past and rescue a lost Pan-American treasure.”