Trailer Lands For ‘Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol’ Series
US streaming service Peacock has released a trailer for ‘Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol‘, the series based on Brown’s international bestselling thriller about famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon.
Based on Dan Brown’s international bestselling thriller “The Lost Symbol,” the story follows the early adventures of Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, played by Succession’s Ashley Zukerman, who finds himself pulled into a series of deadly puzzles when his mentor is kidnapped. The CIA forces him onto a task force where he uncovers a chilling conspiracy.
The series uses the 2009 novel ‘The Lost Symbol’ as the basis for the plot, which may have fans of the Langdon book series a bit confused, as this is a prequel featuring a young Robert Langdon, whereas the novel is set after the events of the previous books in the series. Somewhat akin to what Amazon did with ‘Alex Rider’, the tv drama takes the content of the book but alters the timeframe to earlier in Langdon’s life.
Along with Zukerman, the series star ‘Arrow’s Rick Gonzalez as Nunez, a uniformed Capitol policeman, Sumalee Montano (‘Nashville’, ‘Star Wars: Resistance’) as Director of the OS, and Beau Knapp (‘Seven Seconds’, ‘Shots Fired’) as Mal’akh, who takes Langdon on a dangerous and arcane mission. Eddie Izzard plays Peter Solomon, Langdon’s aforementioned kidnapped mentor, and Valorie Curry (‘The Tick’, ‘House of Lies’) plays his daughter, Katherine Solomon.
The series comes from Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie, co-creators of the ‘Scream’ tv-series and short-lived drama ‘The Crossing’. Daniel Cerone, who created ‘Motive’ and developed the ‘Constantine’ tv series, was originally attached to the drama, but left at some point during the development process. Dworkin and Beattie exec produce alongside Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, who were behind the Tom Hank’s led ‘Da Vinci Code’ movie franchise, via their Imagine Television Studios. CBS TV Studios and Universal Television co-produce the series.
‘Dan Brown’s The Lost Symbol‘ will air on Peacock in the USA. Whilst we don’t yet officially have a UK broadcaster, it’s possible the series will come to Sky in the UK, due to their connection with NBC, but we’ll have to wait and see. If you want to keep track of this series you can add it via our Never Miss system, and you’ll be notified when it gets a UK premiere date.
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