The new Disney+ series Percy Jackson and the Olympians is in the works. Earlier this month writercreator Rick Riordan took to social media to share a production photo celebrating work on the series and now hes sharing another update this time on his website. On Sunday Riordan wrote on his site what he called a general update on the series reflecting on the first week of work on the project.
We are seven days into filming Percy Jackson Riordan wrote. Im definitely learning a lot about the process of making a TV show. It takes an army of people to produce something this complicated so Im glad there are experienced professionals coordinating all the moving parts.
The post goes on to detail much of the process and what goes into his days working on the series sharing with readers some of the various steps along the way as well as what an average day is like for him and his wife. . Becky as executive producers. You can review the entire post here.
The official synopsis for Percy Jackson and the Olympians is as follows Based on the bestselling Disney Hyperion book series by awardwinning author Rick Riordan Percy Jackson and the Olympians tells the fantastical story of a 12yearold modernday demigod Percy Jackson. who has just come to terms with his new godly powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt.With the help of his friends Grover and Annabeth Percy must embark on the adventure of a lifetime to find and restore order to Olympus. .
The Adam Projects Walter Scobell will play the titular Percy while the show also stars Aryan Simhadri and Leah Sava Jeffries as Percys friends Grover and Annabeth. It was recently announced that Virginia Kull Super Pumped NOS4A2 Big Little Lies Glynn Turman Women of the Movement The Wire Ma Raineys Black Bottom Jason Mantzoukas Brooklyn NineNine The League The Good Place Megan Mullally Will & Grace Party Down Childrens Hospital and Timm Sharp Enlightened Blunt Talk On the Verge also joined the cast.
Riordan and John Steinberg are serving as writers for the pilot and James Bobin will direct. Steinberg will oversee the series with his producing partner Dan Shotz. Steinberg and Shotz serve as executive producers alongside Bobin Riordan Rebecca Riordan Bert Salke Monica OwusuBreen Jim Rowe Anders Engström Jet Wilkinson and Ellen GoldsmithVein Jeremy Bell and D.J. from The Gotham Group. Goldberg. Are you excited about Percy Jackson and the Olympians? Tell us in the comments!