Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Potential release date, cast, plot and everything you need to know
Based on the same-named book series by Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson and the Olympians is an upcoming American fantasy television series for the streaming service Disney+. Disney Branded Television, 20th Television, and the Gotham Group are the producers of the show.
After a pitch by Riordan to the Walt Disney Corporation, development on the series was under way by May 2020. In July 2021, James Bobin was chosen to helm the pilot episode, while Jonathan E. Steinberg and Dan Shotz were named as the showrunners. In January 2022, Scobell was chosen for the lead role, while Jeffries and Simhadri joined the cast in May. Jet Wilkinson and Anders Engström were also scheduled to helm several episodes of the show before September. Further cast members were disclosed throughout 2022 and 2023, with filming beginning in June 2022 in Vancouver, British Columbia, and ending in February 2023.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Cast
At this moment of writing. the network is yet to update about the cast of this upcoming series which is why we cannot provide you the exact list of the entire cast members. As per the reports, following is the potential cast of the series.
- Walker Scobell as Percy Jackson
- Leah Sava Jeffries as Annabeth Chase
- Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood
- Virginia Kull as Sally Jackson
- Glynn Turman as Chiron / Mr. Brunner
- Jason Mantzoukas as Dionysus / Mr. D
- Megan Mullally as Alecto / Ms. Dodds
- Timm Sharp as Gabe Ugliano
- Dior Goodjohn as Clarisse La Rue
- Charlie Bushnell as Luke Castellan
- Adam Copeland as Ares
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: What is the plotline?
The plotline begins as the Greek deity Zeus accuses 12-year-old demigod Percy Jackson of stealing his thunderbolt. Moreover, according to IMDb, the logline of the film reads, “Demigod Percy Jackson leads a quest across America to prevent a war among the Olympian gods.”
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: When and Where can we watch it?
The first season of the show, which will include eight episodes, will debut on Disney+ in 2024 (non-primary source required). The series’ release date was predicted by Riordan in July 2022 and verified in September.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Is there a trailer?
The official trailer of the series is yet to be released. However, if you haven’t already watched the official teaser, check it out below: