We finally have our first look at Disney Plus’ Percy Jackson series. The first look of this kind of reboot was unveiled during the Disney Plus presentation at Disney’s D23 2022 show. The presentation included a section with the three main cast members who had the chance to take the stage and get a first look at the series. disney plus’ Percy Jackson and the Olympians should appear in streaming “soon”.
The very short teaser trailer begins with narration by Percy himself, played by The Adam Project‘s Walker Scolbell, where he explains why it’s dangerous to be a half-blood, the child of a human parent and a Greek god. During his explanation, we get a glimpse of Annabeth Chase (Leah Jeffries) and some of the other participants in the camp, as well as the huts that house each god’s children.
The Percy Jackson series was announced in May 2020 – much to the acknowledgment of fans around the world who were less than impressed with the 2010 film adaptation and its sequel. Author Rick Riordan was among the disgruntled; Over the years he has spoken about his dislike for the film, particularly how the 20th century has aged the characters and strayed from the plot. According to his own statements, this time he is heavily involved in all steps of the project.
The original series spanned five books and focused on the adventures of the demigod Percy Jackson with Annabeth Chase, Athena’s determined daughter, and the satyr Grover. A sequel series mixed elements of Roman mythology into the world, with various spinoff series focusing on Egyptian and Norse mythologies.
Schobell leads the cast as Percy Rich‘s Leah Sava and Jeffries Turn’s Aryan Simhadri as Annabeth and Grover. The adult cast includes Jason Mantzoukas as Dionysus, Glynn Turman as Chiron, and Virginia Kull as Sally Jackson. filming on Percy Jackson and the Olympians started earlier this year.
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