Breeda Wool (Mass) is set for a key recurring role opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones in the Disney+ Original series “National Treasure.”
The live-action series is an expansion of the “National Treasure” movie franchise centered on a young heroine, Jess (Lisette Alexis), a brilliant and resourceful DREAMer who embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to uncover the truth about her family’s mysterious past and save a lost Pan-American treasure.
According to Deadline, Wool will play Kacey, a sarcastic, kick-ass henchwoman and Billie’s (Zeta-Jones) second-in-command.
The series also stars Zuri Reed (“Flatbush Misdemeanors”) as Tasha, Jordan Rodrigues as Ethan (“Lady Bird”), Antonio Cipriano as Oren (“Jagged Little Pill” on Broadway”) and Jake Austin Walker (“Rectify”) as Liam – Jess’ friends whom she recruits to help uncover the truth about her parents and their connection to the treasure. Lyndon Smith (“Parenthood”) stars as FBI Agent Ross who assists in the quest.
Jerry Bruckheimer, Cormac & Marianne Wibberley, Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed executive produce the series alongside Rick Muirragui, who also serves as a writer. Jon Turteltaub is also an executive producer. Mira Nair is directing and executive producing.
Wool co-stars in the film, Mass and also stars in the soon-to-be-released, Ultrasound. She also previously starred in the Stephen King series, Mr. Mercedes.
A Disney Branded Television series, “National Treasure” is produced by ABC Signature, part of Disney Television Studios.
“National Treasure” will reportedly consist of 10 episodes and filming is currently underway in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A Disney+ release date for the series has not been announced yet.
The first two National Treasure films are available to stream on Disney+.