Lisette Alexis will be the star of National Treasure on Disney +.
Nicolas Cage and Diane Kruger leave their place. The very young actress Lisette Alexis has officially been cast for the lead role of the future series National Treasure from Disney +, derived from the films Benjamin gates.
The Mexican-American actress – totally unknown and quickly crossed into the cinema this year in We Need To Do Something – will play the role of Jess Morales. She is described as “Latina whose brilliant and resourceful mind loves solving puzzles. She has a natural knack for mysteries and Jess will uncover her own buried story, as well as the truth about her parents and her connection to a long lost treasure. “
The production of National Treasure will start in early 2022. The first episode of the series will be directed by Mira Nair (Queen of Katwe) from a screenplay written by the screenwriters of the films Benjamin gates, Marianne and Cormac Wibberley. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer will also be on hand.