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The Mouse Makes Moves: Disney+ To Release A Percy Jackson & the Olympians Series!

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Feb 04, 2022 11:56 AM EST
author Rick Riordan

Disney's rising streaming service Disney+ is going beyond the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Star Wars as they are planning on introducing gods and monsters via an adventure series revolving around author Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson books.

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To the delight of netizens and fans, Rick Riordan's globally best-selling young adult book series "Percy Jackson and the Olympians," has just been ordered as an adventure-filled television series for the streaming service Disney+. 

Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson series has sold over 180 million copies around the world and has had two movies starring Logan Lerman; "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" and "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters."

Renowned author Rick Riordan revealed the news in a video message uploaded on YouTube. At present, Disney+ is currently choosing the cast for the "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" adventure series.

Disney+'s upcoming "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" series revolves around Percy, a young hero just starting to accept his supernatural gifts, who is also accused by Zeus of stealing the master thunderbolt. 

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Due to this, Percy has to prove himself innocent, sending him on a quest all around America to find the missing master thunderbolt and return it to Olympus. People are excited to see the actors and actresses casted for Disney+'s upcoming "Percy Jackson and the Olympians."

The adventure series will come from Rick Riordan and producer Jon Steinberg, who will write the pilot episode. Director James Bobin will direct Disney+'s "Percy Jackson and the Olympians," and all three will be executive producers.

Disney+'s upcoming "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" will also begin production in the summer.

Stay tuned for more news and updates regarding Disney+'s upcoming adventure series "Percy Jackson and the Olympians"!

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