Peacock has unveiled the first trailer for the prequel series The Lost Symbol, the new series is based on the bestselling novel by Dan Brown. It tells the origin story of The Da Vinci Code character Robert Langdon, who was played in the movie trilogy by Tom Hanks.
Ashley Zukerman (Succession) stars as Langdon, a college professor teaching his students about symbols used in history. “The series follows the early adventures of famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, 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 is being directed by Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane), and also stars Valorie Curry (Blair Witch), Sumalee Montano (10 Cloverfield Lane), Rick Gonzalez (Arrow), Eddie Izzard (Get Duked!), and Beau Knapp (The Nice Guys).
The Lost symbol will air on Peacock soon.