It is always great to see new faces joining our favorite cast and adding to the storyline of the series. We will get to know about the growing cast of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” but before that let us explore the other important information associated with this American television series.
“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” has been based on Rick Riordan’s novel series having the same name. Showrunners Jonathan E. Steinberg and Dan Shotz have taken the concept and showcased the best of it to the audience.
Your prayers of getting a live adaptation of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” have been answered and Disney+ also dropped its very first trailer. So, without any further ado, let’s learn more about the “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” release date.
“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” Release Date
You may have been excited all this while when the news of the production spread. We are happy to confirm that “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” has started filming already in June 2022.
To keep the fans’ excitement at the top, Riordan disclosed in October 2022 about the “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” release date that can be expected. This might come as a disappointment to many, but the makers have decided to keep the “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” release date somewhere around early 2024.
— Percy Jackson (@PercySeries) September 10, 2022
As a matter of fact, the filming is still under process and the post-production commenced just recently. Thus, it will be requiring almost a year to complete the entire process to provide the audiences with the absolute best. Moreover, we think that the show will be following the pattern of weekly releases like that of the other big franchise shows that are currently releasing.
Where can we watch “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”?
Without a doubt, “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” will be exclusively available to watch on Disney+. The viewers need to have a subscription to watch the entire series and you have the convenience to pick the plan that suits them the most. There are going to be only eight episodes and so, the storyline is definitely going to give no chance to miss anything. You can also read about these entertainment shows: Shadows Season 5: When is this Season Going to Premiere? and Is Chicago PD Season 11 Renewed or Canceled by NBC?
“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” Plot
Since “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” is based on Rick Riordan’s series, we have a clear idea about what the series is going to be revealing. This will be a fantastical story following the life of a 12-year-old modern demigod named Perry Jackson.
Slowly, Perry will be releasing his newfound supernatural powers and suddenly, Zeus, the sky god will be accusing “him of stealing his master’s lightning bolt”. Thus, it will become Percy’s mission to travel through America to search for and restore the much-needed order in Olympus.
Interestingly, the character of Percy Jackson is not unfamiliar since you have seen the characters in dedicated films. Now, this will be the first-ever introduction of the storyline to the small screen and Riordan along with co-showrunner Steinberg have joined forces to present the best to the audience.
The Cast of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”
The ultimate reveal was made when the cast list was shared with the fans. A talented set of young actors have booked their roles in this highly-anticipated series and who knows, they may just get the biggest success ever. So, here are the finalized cast members and the characters they will be playing:
- Walker Scobell as Percy Jackson
- Leah Sava Jeffries as Annabeth Chas
- Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood
- Virginia Kull as Sally Jackson
- Dior Goodjohn as Clarisse La Rue
- Glynn Turman as Chiron / Mr. Brunner
- Megan Mullally as Alecto / Ms. Dodds
- Charlie Bushnell as Luke Castellan
- Timm Sharp as Gabe Ugliano
- Jason Mantzoukas as Dionysus / Mr. D
- Olivea Morton as Nancy Bobofit
There will be certain other cast members as well, but only the best will be seen. The “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” release date is still pending to be finalized. But the craze that is currently existing amongst the audience will only heighten as days pass by. So, are you prepared for the change?
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Fans got to witness a glimpse of what is coming and prepare themselves for “Percy Jackson and the Olympians. On September 10th, 2022, a teaser was released at D23 Expo and the same was made public for fun later that day. Though the teaser is of only 52 seconds, it did give a lot of details that are revealed by Percy himself.
We hear Percy saying these exact lines, “Look, I didn’t want to be a half-blood. Being a half-blood is dangerous, it’s scary — most of the time it gets you killed,” “If you think you might be one of us, my advice is: Turn away while you still can.”
— Percy Jackson (@PercySeries) November 7, 2022
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