Percy Jackson, Annabeth, and Grover are off on an journey within the newest photographs from the upcoming Percy Jackson and the Olympians Disney+ collection. Shared to social media by Twitter person @HeyKarennM, the pictures discover the trio filming in Vancouver, Canada (which has been cleverly made to appear like New York City) and embarking on a quest to trace down Zeus’ lightning bolt.
A brand new video additionally shared to social media by Twitter person Percy Jackson News presents one other take a look at the younger heroes, and provides our first glimpse at them in motion. The Adam Project’s Walker Scobell will star in the series as Percy Jackson alongside Leah Sava Jeffries as Annabeth Chase, the daughter of Athena, and Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood, Percy’s finest buddy and a satyr who disguises himself as a human.
The photographs and video tease several elements that will be familiar to fans of the books, together with a Taxi cab topper that mentions “Hades” and the gang strolling in direction of what’s presumably the Empire State Building. Which within the novels is the place modern-day Olympus is positioned.
Adapted from the primary in a collection of novels by creator Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson and the Olympians will comply with 12-year-old demigod Percy Jackson as he involves phrases together with his newfound supernatural powers. Not lengthy after discovering his lineage, Percy is accused by the Greek god Zeus of stealing his lightning bolt, prompting him and his new-found companions, Annabeth Chase and Grover Underwood, to embark on a quest throughout America to seek out the bolt and restore order to Olympus.
Author Rick Riordan is Planning to “Fix” the Franchise with This Disney+ Adaptation
The Percy Jackson property has been tailored earlier than for the massive display with Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief in 2010 and its sequel Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters in 2013. Author Rick Riordan has been quite vocal about his dislike of what was done to his creation with the film collection saying, “I still have not seen the movies, and don’t plan on ever doing so.”
Riordan continued, explaining his reasoning for disliking the flicks and stating his hopes of fixing the issues for the Disney+ adaptation. “I judge them from having read the scripts, because I care most about the story,” he said. “I certainly have nothing against the very talented actors. Not their fault, I’m sorry they got dragged into this mess.” When followers applauded the creator for despising the movies as a lot as audiences, Riordan stated, “Well, to you guys, it’s a couple hours’ entertainment. To me, it’s my life’s work going through a meat grinder when I pleaded with them not to do it. So yeah. But it’s fine. All fine. We’re gonna fix it soon.”
Riordan is heavily involved in the making of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, writing the pilot episode and being on board as an government producer. Jonathan E. Steinberg and Dan Shotz will function showrunners on Percy Jackson and the Olympians, with stars the likes of Virginia Kull, Glynn Turman, Jason Mantzoukas, Megan Mullally, and Timm Sharp alongside most important trio Walker Scobbell, Leah Sava Jeffries, and Aryan Simhadri.
Each season of Percy Jackson will adapt a guide from the collection, with Percy Jackson and the Olympians anticipated to be in manufacturing till January 2023.