Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Release date, plot, cast and more updates

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Release date, plot, cast, and other updates
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When is Disney+’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians releasing? Continue reading to find out. 

Percy Jackson and the Olympians is an upcoming American television series for the streaming service Disney+, based on the novel series of the same name by Rick Riordan. Jonathan E. Steinberg and Dan Shotz serve as showrunners, with each season adapting an installment of the book series. It’s been a long time since we’ve seen more Percy Jackson adventures in a film or television series.

Fans of this character have been hoping for a miracle to occur in order for this novel to be picked up again for a live adaptation that deserves to be seen by a new generation. The good news is that Percy Jackson and the Olympians are returning, and Disney+ has just released the first teaser trailer. 

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Release date, plot, cast, and other updates

The series’s three stars, Walter Scobell, Aryan Simhadri, and Leah Sava Jeffries, debuted the video at the D23 Expo if you intend to watch this new movie on the big screen to relive your childhood fantasies and experience the magic once again.

Then you’ve reached the right place! as we have compiled a list of all the necessary details to get a head start before the movie’s world premiere. Here’s a quick brief rundown of everything you need to know about the release date, plotline, and cast. Keep reading to learn more about Disney+’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Release Date

The prospective premiere date has yet to be acknowledged as the filming began in June 2022. But if we have to predict the potential release date of Percy Jackson and the Olympians. In July 2022, Riordan stated that the series would likely be released around early 2024.

The network shared a short clip from the series with the teaser on the official Disney+  Twitter handle, quoting, “The moment you’ve all been waiting for. @PercySeries + #DisneyPlus + #D23Expo.” Take a look at the official post below: 

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Cast and Crew

The main cast members of the series with the character descriptions are as follows:

Walker Scobell as Percy Jackson: A young demigod.

Leah Sava Jeffries as Annabeth Chase: The daughter of Athena, who has been training at Camp Half-Blood for five years.

Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood: Percy’s best friend and a satyr who is disguised as a 12-year-old boy.

The recurring cast members of the series with the character descriptions are as follows:

Virginia Kull as Sally Jackson: Percy’s selfless mother.

Glynn Turman as Chiron / Mr. Brunner: A centaur disguised as Percy’s Latin teacher.

Jason Mantzoukas as Dionysus / Mr. D: The head of Camp Half-Blood.

Megan Mullally as Alecto / Ms. Dodds: Percy’s stern mathematics teacher who serves the god Hades as one of the three Furies

Timm Sharp as Gabe Ugliano: Sally’s husband and Percy’s stepfather.

Dior Goodjohn as Clarisse La Rue: A strong-willed daughter of Ares who bullies Percy.

Charlie Bushnell as Luke Castellan: A swordsman who is the counselor of the Hermes cabin.

The guest cast member of the series is Olivea Morton as Nancy Bobofit, a blunt teacher’s pet who dislikes Percy. The television series is produced by Disney’s 20th Television.

Riordan co-wrote the pilot of the series with Jon Steinberg, while James Bobin directs. The three executives produce with Dan Shotz, Bert Salke, Monica Owusu-Breen, Jim Rowe, Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Jeremy Bell, D.J. Goldberg, and Riordan’s wife, Rebecca Riordan.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Release date, plot, cast, and other updates

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Plot

Percy Jackson and the Olympians is based on the Rick Riordan book series, and the new Disney+ original tells the fantastical story of a 12-year-old modern demigod, Percy Jackson, who’s just coming to terms with his newfound supernatural powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt. Now Percy must trek across America to find it and restore order to Olympus. 

Percy Jackson has previously appeared in films such as Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief in 2010 and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters in 2013. The series will adapt one installment of the novel series per season, with the first season adapting The Lightning Thief. Along with writing the pilot, Riordan and co-showrunner Steinberg developed a series bible for the show, as well as plotting the first season and brainstorming concepts for potential future seasons.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Release date, plot, cast, and other updates

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Episodes

The series will be released on Disney+, with the first season consisting of eight episodes. We’d also like to point out that, as of September 14, 2022, the exact titles and synopsis for the episodes cannot be confirmed. As the network will publish those details when the episodes are due to air on the streaming service. So, we would advise fans to be patient while waiting for these updates, which will be issued in the coming months.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Release date, plot, cast, and other updates

Percy Jackson and the Olympian’s Official Teaser

A first look at the highly anticipated “Percy Jackson and the Olympians,” the Disney+ series was released out of the D23 Expo on Saturday, September 10, 2022. The teaser trailer was presented to the public the same day. Take a look at the official trailer below. 

In the teaser, we hear Percy Jackson say these 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,” Jackson says in the clip. “If you think you might be one of us, my advise is: Turn away while you still can.” 

Where to stream Percy Jackson and the Olympians?

When released, you can watch Percy Jackson and the Olympians exclusively on Disney+. The members have options to choose from a number of plans based on a monthly or yearly basis, which the users can opt for as per their preferences which allows viewers to watch new series and movies based on location when the content is available to air worldwide. 

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Release date, plot, cast, and other updates

Let us know in the comments what you like the most about the teaser trailer of Percy Jackson and the Olympians. 

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