We finally have our first look at the Percy Jackson series from Disney Plus. The first look of the reboot genre debuted during the Disney Plus presentation at the 2022 Disney D23 Expo. the first look at the series. Disney Plus’ Percy Jackson and the Olympians should be streaming “soon”.
The very short trailer opens with narration by Percy himself, performed by The Adam Projectby Walker Scolbell, where he explains why being a half-blood, the child of a human parent and a Greek god, is dangerous. During his explanation, we see a brief glimpse of Annabeth Chase (Leah Jeffries) and some of the other camp attendees, as well as the cabins that house each god’s children.
The Percy Jackson series was announced in May 2020 – much to the delight of fans around the world, who were less than impressed with the 2010 film adaptation and its sequel. Author Rick Riordan was among the pissed off; over the years he has spoken of his dislike of the film, particularly how the 20th century has aged the characters and deviated from the plot. According to his own reports, this time he is heavily involved in all stages of the project.
The original series spanned five books and focused on demigod Percy Jackson’s adventures with Annabeth Chase, the determined daughter of Athena, and the satyr Grover. A series of sequels mixed elements of Roman mythology into the world, with various spin-off series focusing on Egyptian and Norse mythologies.
Scobell leads the cast as Percy, with Empireby Leah Sava Jeffries and Twirl’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. film on Percy Jackson and the Olympians started earlier this year.