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Disney Plus’ Percy Jackson series finds its lead actor

A collection of worn and beloved Percy Jackson books.

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Disney has introduced the highly anticipated film’s lead character. Percy Jackson and the Olympians Sherry. Netflix’s Walker Scobell The man project He will play the 12-year-old demigod in the Disney Plus series. Writer Rick Riordan wrote a blog post on his website announcing the casting.

“Besides being a rising star, Walker is also a super fan of the books, having read all of The Trials of Apollo,” Riordan said.

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Previously, Logan Lerman portrayed the character in the film adaptation – much to the disappointment of his fans. In the books, Percy is 12 years old, and the series follows him as he grows up. The film adaptation aged the character up to 16 years old. Riordan has spoken openly about his complaints about the film, especially regarding the aging of the characters.

The best-selling mid-level series is set in a world where all Greek myths are true and focuses on the demigod children of Greek gods and goddesses, all of whom attend a summer camp called Camp Half-Blood. The first series centered on Percy and his friends Annabeth and Grover. The first series of sequels mixed elements of Roman mythology into the world, and several spin-off series tackled Egyptian and Norse mythology. There is also a sequel to Percy Jackson’s main books, Trials of Apollo.

Unlike the film adaptation, Riordan will feature prominently in the Disney Plus adaptation. He co-wrote the pilot episode with Jon Steinberg. Under the direction of James Bobin. Filming will begin this summer in Vancouver.


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Disney Plus’ Percy Jackson series finds its lead actor

Photo: Petrana Radulovic/Polygon
Disney has cast the title character in the highly anticipated Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Netflix’s Walker Scobell The Adam Project will play the 12-year-old demigod in the Disney Plus series. Author Rick Riordan wrote a blog post on his website, announcing the cast.
“Besides being a rising star, Walker is also a super fan of the books, having read everything through The Trials of Apollo,” Riordan wrote.

Image: Getty Images for Netflix
Previously, Logan Lerman portrayed the character in the film adaptation – much to the disappointment of fans. In the books, Percy is 12 years old, and the series follows him as he grows up. The film adaptation aged the character up to 16 years old. Riordan has spoken openly about his grievances with the film, particularly regarding the aging of the characters.
The best-selling mid-level series is set in a world where all Greek myths are true and focuses on the demigod children of Greek gods and goddesses, all of whom attend a summer camp called Camp Half-Blood. The initial series focused on Percy and his friends Annabeth and Grover. The first series of sequels mixed elements of Roman mythology into the world and a few spin-off series tackled Egyptian and Norse mythology. There is also another series of sequels to Percy Jackson’s main books called Trials of Apollo.
Unlike the film adaptation, Riordan will be heavily involved in the Disney Plus adaptation. He writes the pilot episode, with Jon Steinberg. under the direction of James Bobin. Filming will begin this summer in Vancouver.

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Disney Plus’ Percy Jackson series finds its lead actor

Photo: Petrana Radulovic/Polygon
Disney has cast the title character in the highly anticipated Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. Netflix’s Walker Scobell The Adam Project will play the 12-year-old demigod in the Disney Plus series. Author Rick Riordan wrote a blog post on his website, announcing the cast.
“Besides being a rising star, Walker is also a super fan of the books, having read everything through The Trials of Apollo,” Riordan wrote.

Image: Getty Images for Netflix
Previously, Logan Lerman portrayed the character in the film adaptation – much to the disappointment of fans. In the books, Percy is 12 years old, and the series follows him as he grows up. The film adaptation aged the character up to 16 years old. Riordan has spoken openly about his grievances with the film, particularly regarding the aging of the characters.
The best-selling mid-level series is set in a world where all Greek myths are true and focuses on the demigod children of Greek gods and goddesses, all of whom attend a summer camp called Camp Half-Blood. The initial series focused on Percy and his friends Annabeth and Grover. The first series of sequels mixed elements of Roman mythology into the world and a few spin-off series tackled Egyptian and Norse mythology. There is also another series of sequels to Percy Jackson’s main books called Trials of Apollo.
Unlike the film adaptation, Riordan will be heavily involved in the Disney Plus adaptation. He writes the pilot episode, with Jon Steinberg. under the direction of James Bobin. Filming will begin this summer in Vancouver.

#Disney #Percy #Jackson #series #finds #lead #actor


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