Thursday, October 28, 2021

Casting News - Lisette Alexis to Headline Disney+'s Upcoming 'National Treasure' Series; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - October 28, 2021

Disney+'s National Treasure and Netflix's The Three-Body Problem.

  • Lisette Alexis will play the lead role in the upcoming series adaptation of the film franchise of the same name. She previously recurred on the web series Total Eclipse. She currently stars in the feature film We Need to Do Something
  • She will play Jess, a DREAMer in search of answers about her family. She embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover the truth about the past and save a lost Pan-American treasure. Her brilliant and resourceful mind loves a good mystery, and she has a natural talent for solving puzzles. Over the course of the show, Jess will uncover her own buried history, as well as the truth about her parents and her connection to a long-lost treasure.
  • Benedict Wong, Tsai Chin, John Bradley, Liam Cunningham, Jovan Adepo, Jess Hong, Marlo Kelly, Alex Sharp, Sea Shimooka, Zine Tseng and Saamer Usmani have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Eiza Gonzalez. Wong currently stars in the Dr. Strange film franchise. Chin appeared in the film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Bradley and Cunningham previously starred in HBO's Game of Thrones - with Bradley starring for eight seasons and Cunningham starring for seven seasons. Adepo was nominated for an Emmy Award for HBO's Watchmen. Hong has recurred on the New Zealand drama The Brokenwood Mysteries. Kelly starred in USA's one-season drama Dare Me. Sharp won a Tony Award in 2014 for the play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Shimooka starred in the seventh season of The CW's Arrow. Tseng is a relative newcomer. Usmani appeared in the film The Mauritanian.
  • No details were immediately announced about the characters they will be playing.