by Regina Avalos, June 22, 2022
Extra names have been added to the forged of Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Dior Goodjohn, Charlie Bushnell, Olivea Morton, Aryan Simhadri And Leah Sava are all becoming a member of Walker Scobell on the upcoming TV collection that brings Percy Jackson again to the small display screen. The present is predicated on the novel collection of the identical title by Rick Riordan. The story revolves round 12-year-old demigod Percy Jackson (Scobell) being accused by the Greek god Zeus of stealing his lightning bolt.
Disney+ revealed extra about a few of the forged additions in a press launch.
Percy Jackson has discovered his fellow heroes. Aryan Simhadri (Disney’s “Spin”) and Leah Sava Jeffries (“Empire”) will play Percy’s buddies Grover and Annabeth, respectively, within the upcoming Disney+ unique collection “Percy Jackson and the Olympians.” Simhadri and Jeffries will star alongside Walker Scobell who was lately introduced to play the titular character on this epic journey. A Disney Branded Tv collection produced by twentieth Tv, “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” will begin manufacturing quickly in Vancouver.
Based mostly on Disney Hyperion’s best-selling e book collection by award-winning writer Rick Riordan, “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” tells the fantastical story of a 12-year-old trendy demigod, Percy Jackson, who’s simply coming to phrases along with his newfound divine powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his grasp lightning bolt. With assist from his buddies Grover and Annabeth, Percy should embark on an journey of a lifetime to search out it and restore order to Olympus.
Aryan Simhadri stars as Grover Underwood – a satyr, half boy and half goat, disguised as a 12 yr outdated boy. Grover cares deeply about others and can all the time select what’s greatest for them, typically at his personal expense. Although cautious by nature, he’ll all the time throw himself right into a battle to guard his buddies, particularly his greatest good friend Percy Jackson.
Leah Sava Jeffries stars as Annabeth Chase. As a real daughter of the Greek goddess Athena, Annabeth is a superb strategist with an lively and curious thoughts. After having spent the final 5 years at Camp Half-Blood, she longs to check her mettle within the human world, of which she barely remembers. She trains Percy to outlive the mythological world, and in flip, he helps her join along with her humanity.
Riordan and Jon Steinberg will function writers of the pilot, and James Bobin will direct. Steinberg will oversee the collection along with his producing accomplice Dan Shotz. Steinberg and Shotz function government producers alongside Bobin, Riordan, Rebecca Riordan, Bert Salke, Monica Owusu-Breen, Jim Rowe, Anders Engström, Jet Wilkinson and The Gotham Group’s Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Jeremy Bell and D.J. Goldberg.
Deadline additionally shared extra data:
Goodjohn’s La Rue, a toddler of Ares and god of conflict, is a strong-willed and aggressive fighter who doesn’t let a lot stand in the way in which of her profitable. Intensely loyal to her shut buddies, she’s intimidating to newcomers and a bully to Percy.
Bushnell’s Luke Castellan is the counselor of the Hermes cabin and the undisputed coolest child on the block. Luke seems to be like he’d be extra at house with a surfboard than in Greek armor. That doesn’t cease him from being one of the best swordsman round!
Morton’s Nancy all the time speaks her thoughts…on the expense of others. Loud, proud and a trainer’s pet, Nancy will get specific pleasure from choosing on Percy.
Disney+ will announce a premiere date sooner or later sooner or later.
What do you assume? Are you excited to see this new Percy Jackson collection on Disney+?