Da Vinci Code prequel series Langdon shifts from NBC to Peacock
After shifting from being truly a film adaptation to a string at NBC, the Da Vinci Code prequel drama Dan Brown’s Langdon devoted to the iconic Art History and Symbology Professor is shifting gears to fresh streaming service Peacock since it has been found to series.
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“The united team was impressed by this pilot and its own enormous potential to become big, binge-worthy hit, and our new structure enables us to go it to Peacock and present it every possibility to make that happen,” Susan Rovner, Chairman, NBCUniversal Streaming and Television, said in a statement. “Our capability to pick up an excellent show is longer tied to the confines of a network schedule no, giving us the freedom to state ‘yes’ to shows we love and find them an ideal home across our portfolio.”
The series, executive and written produced by Scream: IT Series duo Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie, will undoubtedly be an adaptation of the 3rd novel in Brown’s series The Lost Symbol and become a prequel to the events of the film franchise starring Tom Hanks in the central role and helmed by Ron Howard. The story will observe the first adventures of Harvard symbologist Langdon as he must solve a number of deadly puzzles to save lots of his kidnapped mentor and thwart a chilling global conspiracy.
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“I’m absolutely thrilled to be dealing with Ron and Brian on another Langdon project again,” Brown said in a statement. “We’ve all wished to make The Lost Symbol for some right time now, and I’m grateful to CBS Studios, Imagine Television Studios, Universal Television and Peacock for joining forces to make this project possible. Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie have written a captivating script phenomenally, and the casting and performances are pitch perfect.”
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Dan Brown’s Langdon will star Ashley Zukerman ( Succession ) in the titular role alongside Valorie Curry ( Blair Witch ), Sumalee Montano ( 10 Cloverfield Lane ), Rick Gonzalez ( Arrow ), Eddie Izzard ( Get Duked! ) and Beau Knapp ( The Nice Guys ). Alongside Beattie and Dworkin, the series is executive made by Brown, Brian Grazer, Howard, Samie Kim Anna and Falvey Culp and made by CBS Studios, Imagine Television Universal and Studios Television.