The first look at the Disney+ series ‘Percy Jackson And The Olympians‘ has been revealed. The series is a live-action adaptation of the book series of the same name. The first look image was shared by the series’ official Twitter handle to celebrate Walker Scobell‘s birthday. Check out the image below.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians follow the fantastical story of the titular 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.
The Percy Jackson and the Olympians is directed by James Bobin from a screenplay co-written by Riordan and Jon Steinberg.
The series stars Walker Scobell (The Adam Project) as the titular demi-god, Leah Sava Jeffries (Empire) as Annabeth Chase, Aryan Simhadri (Disney’s Spin) as Grover Underwood, Jason Mantzoukas (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) as Mr. D, Dior Goodjohn (Head of the Class) as Clarisse La Rue, Charlie Bushnell (Diary of a Future President) as Luke Castellan, Virginia Kull (Big Little Lies) as Sally Jackson, Glynn Turman (Fargo) as Chiron, Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) as Mr. Dodds, Olivea Morton as Nancy Bobofit, and Timm Sharp (Briarpatch) as Gabe Ugliano.
The release date is TBA.