Almost 13 years after the sequel of National Treasure hit the screens, the makers are finally working on the third installment of the Nicolas Cage starer franchise. The film presumed to be featuring the 56-year-old in the lead role once again. Based on the storyline of the first two installments of the film, the third film will also probably revolve around Cage’s character trying to solve another thrilling mystery, and giving us some power action sequences in the process. According to a report, “Bad Boys for Life” screenwriter Chris Bremner has been cast in to write the script.
The first National Treasure film released in 2004 and although it didn't receive high praise from the critics, the fans absolutely adored the film and couldn’t get enough of it. They were all for Cage’s archaeologist character and the film did a satisfactory business at the box office. “I’m gonna steal the Declaration of Independence,” turned out to be one of Cage’s famous dialogues from the film. The plot of the film showed Cage as he searched for a treasure which he later discovers that it has a link to the historic document. As part of the treasure hunt, he also gets in a fight with a rival.
The franchise’s sequel National Treasure: Book of Secrets, came out in 2007 and was again not highly praised by the critics but, it has loved by the audience and the fan base yet again. Now, it seems like the makers are again ready to work on another film expecting the fans to have positive reactions to it. However, the studio has not released any official statement announcing the film. Cage was also not available to give any comment on the upcoming movie.