Da Vinci Code prequel series Langdon moves from NBC to Peacock
After moving from a film adaptation to a series on NBC, the Da Vinci Code Prequel drama Dan Brown’s Langdon The focus is on the iconic art history and symbology. Professor switches the aisle to the new streaming service Peacock, which was recorded in series.
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“The team were overwhelmed by this pilot and his tremendous potential to become a big, binge-worthy hit. Our new structure allows us to move him to Peacock and give him every opportunity to make it happen,” said Susan Rovner, chairman. NBCUniversal Television and Streaming said in a statement. “Our ability to record a great show is no longer constrained by the confines of a network plan. This gives us the freedom to say yes to shows we love and then find them the perfect home in our portfolio.”
The series, written and produced by Scream: The TV series The duo Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie will be an adaptation of the third novel in Brown’s series The lost symbol and act as a precursor to the events of the film franchise, with Tom Hanks in the central role and directed by Ron Howard. The story will follow the early adventures of Harvard symbologist Langdon, who must solve a series of deadly puzzles in order to save his kidnapped mentor and foil a terrifying global conspiracy.
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“I’m absolutely thrilled to be back working with Ron and Brian on another Langdon project,” Brown said in a statement. “We wanted to do all of them The lost symbol I’ve been grateful for some time now to CBS Studios, Imagine Television Studios, Universal Television, and Peacock for joining forces to make this project a reality. Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie wrote a phenomenally compelling script, and the casting and performances are absolutely perfect. “
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Dan Brown’s Langdon will play Ashley Zukerman (Succession) in the title role alongside Valorie Curry (Blair Witch), Sumalee Montano (10 Cloverfield Lane), Rick Gonzalez (arrow), Eddie Izzard (Let yourself be ducked!) and Beau Knapp (The nice guys). In addition to Dworkin and Beattie, the series is produced by Brown, Brian Grazer, Howard, Samie Kim Falvey and Anna Culp and produced by CBS Studios, Imagine Television Studios and Universal Television.