National Treasure 3: Release Date Status, Cast, Plot, Trailer, and More

The craze for action-adventure is always there, so is the demand for this epic piece. This treasure hunter’s story has impressed the fans, which led to high demand for the story to continue. Let’s analyze the updates on National Treasure 3.

National Treasure, American historical fiction, premiered in 2004 which served two released theatrical films and the future installment of the franchise is in development. However, the updates on the same have not been revealed yet. The story revolves around a family, the Gates, treasure hunters who look for the lost valuables from the history of the USA.

Talking about the reception of this action-adventure, the first movie marked quite well on the profit scales and proved to be a big hit at the box office. The movie impressed the audience and it also garnered the status of a cult classic but it did not influence the critics which got increased in the second installment. However, as per the data, it was good in terms of revenue for The Walt Disney Company. With this, some expectations increased for the third part of the franchise. A television series based on the story is in development, which is scheduled to premiere on Disney+ Let’s analyze the possibilities of the National Treasure 3 release and more.


Release Date: National Treasure 3

The movie has a long journey, but it did not arrive on the date. Makers have announced that the sequel was in development, the details were kept hidden. In May 2008, Jon Turteltaub, director of the National Treasure, shared that the film series would arrive with a sequel. In September 2008, Jerry Bruckheimer announced that the third film was under development which completed the screenplay in 2010. Later in 2016, Nicolas Cage revealed that the development of the film was ongoing, rewrites, and fact-checking to maintain historical accuracy. But the completed script was rejected by Disney, and the network decided not to move forward with the story. 

National Treasure 3
National Treasure 3

After this much of a long wait, In January 2020, fans got delighted with the news that the movie was still in the process, as the team hired a new writer, Chris Bremner, with an updated and revised script. Bruckheimer also revealed that the movie would come back with the original cast of the film.

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After all these announcements, there is no update on when the movie could hit the screens.  Later in March 2021, a television series was approved by The Walt Disney Company, with the commissioning order of 10 episodes. If the makers announce any dates, we will update the space.

Cast: National Treasure 3

Bruckheimer surprised the fans with the news that the original cast would reprise the roles in the next installment. So, if the installment arrives, we will meet the phenomenal characters again.

  • Benjamin Franklin, Ben Gates played by Nicolas Cage, the protagonist of the films, who was up to treasure hunts, as he heard a lot about Templar Treasure from his grandfather.
  • Riley Poole, played by Justin Bartha, best friend of Ben
  • Abigail Chase, played by Diane Kruger, girlfriend of Ben
  • Patrick Henry Gates played by Jon Voight, his father
  • Agent Peter Sadusky, played by Harvey Keitel, high ranked FBI agent
  • Ian Howe, played by Sean Bean, ex-partner of Ben
  • Mitch Wilkinson, played by Ed Harris
  • Emily Appleton-Gates, played by Helen Mirren, mother of Ben
  • Thomas Gates, played by Joel Gretsch
  • John Adams Gates, played by Christopher Plummer 
  • Charles Carroll Gates, played by Billy Unger
  • John Wilkes Booth, played by Christian Camargo

Plotline: National Treasure 3

There had been several alterations in the script of the film, for many years. The network rejected the script twice. For now, it is quite complex to predict the exact plot of the third installment if it comes. As expected, the story will continue with the search for the Treasure with Benjamin and other supporting casts. Moreover, it would be interesting to see what new changes Chris brings in the storyline other than expectations.

What is the story of National Treasure?

A young boy, Ben, belongs to a family of treasure hunters. Since his childhood, he has heard a lot about the hidden treasures from his grandfather. All those stories excite him, which leads Ben to follow the cryptic hints. During the story, Ben moves forward to solve the puzzle and to attach the string of hidden treasures, which results in various action adventures and the mystery story. In the future story, we could see Ben solving the mystery of the President’s Secret Book. For exact details, we have to wait for the story to come.

Trailer of National Treasure 3

We have to wait for the trailer of part 3 as there is no announcement on the release date. 

The two films are considered to be fun to watch, so you can enjoy the booth of hunters till the next arrives in the frame. 

After so many variations in the script, we expect that the third part will come with an exceptional storyline. But we have to wait for the official announcement. 

Stay Tuned for more such updates.

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