Writer Rick Riordan Gives An Update On Disney+’ ‘Percy Jackson’s Series

Last month it was announced that a Percy Jackson series was in the works and is intended for Disney+. The book’s author Rick Riordan is currently writing the series and announced the production on his Twitter.

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Today, Riordan tweeted an update regarding the new series.


No other information has been disclosed. Casting should go under way in a few months; however, we are hearing some names that are being looked at for the series. More to come on that later.

Released in 2010 and directed by Chris Columbus (Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone), Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lighting Thief starred Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, and Brandon T. Jackson and followed A teenager discovers he’s the descendant of a Greek god and sets out on an adventure to settle an on-going battle between the gods. The film grossed over $225M on a $95M budget. In 2013, the sequel Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters sadly lost the studio money grossing under $200M on a $90M budget, plans of continuing the series – which was planned, were sadly cancelled.

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