National Treasure: Edge of History has finally arrived at Disney+. The first two episodes of National Treasure The sequel series was released on December 14 and began with the story of mystery solver Jess Valenzuela. National Treasure: edge of history takes place in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Mexico City, Mexico, but was the show filmed there? Here’s what you should know about the filming locations.
Lisette Olivera as Jess and Jake Austin Walker as Liam in National Treasure: Edge of History | Brian Rodel/Disney
What is National Treasure: Edge of History about?
National Treasure: Edge of History Lisette Olivera plays Jess, a young DREAMER who loves history and has a knack for solving even the toughest puzzles. She happens to cross paths with another history buff – National TreasureFBI agent Peter Sadusky (Harvey Keitel) – and suddenly finds himself in a race against the ruthless Billie Pearce (Catherine Zeta-Jones) to find a lost Pan-American treasure. Along the way, Jess discovers her own family’s connection to the treasure – and she hopes to discover the truth.
edge of history is a continuation of the two National Treasure films, but Nicolas Cage does not reprise his role. However, Justin Bartha, who plays tech pundit Riley Poole, returns. Otherwise it’s a brand new story for a new generation of National Treasure fans.
National Treasure: Edge of History filming locations.
A lot of National Treasure: Edge of History was filmed on location in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Several real-life Baton Rouge landmarks appear in the series, including the USS KIDD Veterans Museum, Squeaky Pete’s Country Bar and Dance Hall, the Old Governor’s Mansion, the Old State Capitol, and the Louisiana State Capitol, according to WGNO. The show also utilized the Celtic Media Center film studio.
Filming began in February 2022 in Baton Rouge. In late June, production moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico.
While participating in the National Treasure: Edge of History Premiere of the “Gold” carpet event, the cast and creators thanked Baton Rouge, as seen above.
“We’re so excited to be filming there and telling the Baton Rouge story,” said co-showrunner Marianne Wibberley. “And actually play Baton Rouge within Baton Rouge.”
“Baton Rouge was a very special location,” said Lyndon Smith, who plays FBI agent Ross. “People welcomed us with open arms.”
The National Treasure: Edge of History has shared updates from the filming on social media
Other members of National Treasure: Edge of History The cast includes Zuri Reed, Antonio Cipriano, Jordan Rodrigues, Jake Austin Walker and Armando Riesco. Those who followed the stars on Instagram while they were filming National Treasure: Edge of History were treated to some behind-the-scenes photos. For example, Olivera shared a few selfies in Baton Rouge and captioned the photos, “All my love to Louisiana.”
In another post, Olivera said goodbye to season 1 filming at the end of July with a sweet cast video.
“I went to Louisiana to find a treasure and it turns out it was mine [National Treasure] Family. Thank you for the countless laughs and endless support over the past seven months,” she wrote in the caption. “To the entire crew, I am so thankful for each and every one of you. From the bottom of my heart, thank you.”
National Treasure: Edge of History is now streaming on Disney+. New episodes appear every Wednesday through February 8th.