Nicolas Cage Explains Why Disney Forgot ‘National Treasure 3’

Almost 15 years have passed since the creation of National Treasure: Book of Secrets (Quest 2: The Secret Diary in Spain and Legend of the Lost Treasure 2: The Book of Secrets in Latin America). All the while there has been speculation about a possible part and although at one point it was in development, in the end the project did nothing. Because? Nicholas Cagethe protagonist of the films, came out to explain it.

In an interview with GQ, Nicolas Cage discussed the causes that brought down the third installment of national treasure. Indeed, the actor held nothing against those directed by Mickey. He hinted that Disney forgot about the project for poor box office performance of feature films he himself starred in after research 2.

“The phone stopped ringing. It was like, ‘What do you mean we don’t national treasure 3? 14 years have passed. Why not? ‘… Well, sorcerer’s apprentice did not work and ghost rider did not sell tickets. driving angry came and went,” he said. It’s just Nicolas Cage’s intuitionbecause Disney never revealed the exact reasons.

Let’s remember that national treasure 3 It was greenlit by the company shortly after the sequel was released. Jerry Bruckheimer, the film’s producer, even went so far as to say that development was already underway. However, years passed and the project was delayed until it was completely ignored.

“When I’m talking about fake friends in Hollywood, I’m not talking about Jerry. I’m talking about Disney. They’re like an ocean liner. Once they go in a certain direction, you have to get a million tugs to try to spin again,” Cage said.