‘National Treasure 3’ Officially in the Works!

Jerry Bruckheimer and Nicolas Cage deliver the news themselves.

Today at the Walt Disney Studios Showcase, both Jerry Bruckheimer and Nicolas Cage came out on stage to officially announce the third film in the National Treasure franchise. Disney Chairman Richard W. Cooke, who presided over the event, invited the two men to step in front of the audience. He then asked, “How come Ben Gates never gets arrested?” And with that, Cage answered, “I guess well find out with National Treasure 3, wont we?”

Plot details were not discussed, but it was made clear that director Jon Turteltaub would be back behind the camera, with most of the original cast returning as well. The film is currently in development.

While no release date was announced, the film is rumored to be scheduled for the holiday season, 2010.

National Treasure 3 is in development and stars Nicolas Cage.

Sources: MovieWeb, Walt Disney Studios

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  1. the Narrator

    Haha. I agree Nyfesh. look 4ward to this as well.

    7 years agoby @narratorFlag

  2. Nyfresh

    yo aint it crazy how i learned more from these movies then i did in school

    7 years agoby @leo16Flag

  3. Nyfresh

    this is def some good news, i loved both movies and yeah part 1 was better but part 2 was pretty good so im all in for part 3 + i kinda knew this was comin with the whole Page 47 thing

    7 years agoby @leo16Flag

  4. Space101

    I liked the first one....then the second one sucked ass...it was sooooo cheezy! Maybe the 3rd one will make sense...

    7 years agoby @space101Flag

  5. MovieNerd

    Good news. I wonder if this will have to do with Page 47 from the last one.

    7 years agoby @nickoFlag

  6. Moviemaster75

    damn straight

    7 years agoby @moviemaster75Flag


    The were both good, but the second was just more of the same as the first, no real new thrills.

    7 years agoby @cerealkillerFlag

  8. cnote

    I liked the 1st one, meh...on the 2nd.....whatever

    7 years agoby @cnoteFlag

  9. Buriblazing


    7 years agoby @buriblazingFlag


    Sweet, the first two were amazing.

    7 years agoby @critic500Flag

  11. ...YeahButTheBookWasBetter

    Good I alwasy find them enetertaining and end up learning something

    7 years agoby @theboywhocriedsequelFlag

  12. The Kwisatz Haderach

    Yeah they were entertaining should be could to have this as a nonsucking trilogy.

    7 years agoby @the-kwisatz-haderachFlag

  13. ed_wood

    Had to know this was coming, the first two were really good.

    7 years agoby @ed-woodFlag

  14. JonSpidey07

    cool i guess
    despite how silly these movies are they are entertaining
    and we do get a good history lesson
    imagine the kids watching these movies, and the parents are like they're gonna study this way and their gonna flunk all their tests! lol
    NT3: History in the Making

    7 years agoby @jonspidey07Flag

  15. Brian

    Dude, the treasure is hidden. And it's National.

    7 years agoby @brianFlag

  16. fanboy

    OMG i cant wait, i love these movies

    7 years agoby @fanboyFlag

  17. Soylent Green:The Devil's Eyes

    Uhmmmmmmmmmmmmm......... WHo gives a f*ck about all these crappy Nic Cage Treasure flicks. But thats just me.

    7 years agoby @jcisawesomeFlag

  18. Shadow Of The Day

    Awesome can't wait.

    7 years agoby @asifFlag

  19. Vamp

    That's the point, dummy. It's ANCIENT treasure. The world's a far bigger place than you give it credit for you know.

    7 years agoby @vampire2000Flag

  20. Punishment 2012

    National Treasure 3: Where the F*ck does all this Treasure come from

    7 years agoby @dizoyleFlag

  21. Structure (ONSTRA)

    nice, can't wait for this one, But when will it be realeased, anyone has any idea

    7 years agoby @gaj1992Flag

  22. IAmxVindicated

    ... Because the world needs more Nic Cage ...

    7 years agoby @iamxvindicatedFlag

  23. The Doctor

    The first two were surprisingly good. Now this can be a awesome trilogy.

    7 years agoby @ghettokidFlag

  24. Psycho

    Wonder what this one would be about.

    7 years agoby @physco-123Flag

  25. tremendoustroy67

    first 2 movies were awesome.can't wait for the 3rd

    7 years agoby @tremendoustroy67Flag

  26. Vamp

    Nice! "National Treasure" and "National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets" were awesome.

    7 years agoby @vampire2000Flag

  27. artkid04

    cool, i still haven't seen the second, is it any good

    7 years agoby @artkid04Flag

  28. 5_LD_5

    I really liked the first two, hopefully the 3rd will be just as good if not better.

    7 years agoby @5-ld-5Flag

  29. Psycho

    A third?

    7 years agoby @physco-123Flag

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