According to Variety’s report, the “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” series has been officially confirmed by Disney Plus. A serial adaptation of author Rick Riordan’s book series was first reported to be in the works at the publisher in May 2020. Casting is currently underway for the series. Riordan and Jon Steinberg will write the pilot, directed by James Coil. Steinberg is currently under a general agreement with Disney’s 20th Television, while Coil recently announced that Disney Plus’ “Mysterious Benedict SocietyHe directed and executive produced the TV series “and “Dora and the Lost City of Gold”.
The “Percy Jackson” novels, and hence the series, tell the fantastic story of the modern 12-year-old demigod, whom the sky god Zeus accuses of stealing his main lightning bolt and begins to recognize his newly discovered supernatural powers. Now Percy must travel across America to find her and restore order on Olympus.
Karey Burke, President of 20th Television “Bringing Rick Riordan’s amazing Percy Jackson books as a television series to Disney Plus has been a mission for many of us at this company and for Rick himself, and Jon, Dan, James and the brilliant team they put together have proven themselves. They became excellent collaborators. “Thanks to our colleagues, all the excitement of these books will be a fitting adaptation for the ages that fans of action and mythology have come to expect and love.”
Percy Jackson’s book series, “The Lightning Thief”, “The Sea of Monsters”, “The Titan’s Curse”, “The Battle of the Labyrinth” and “The Last Olympian” consists of books. Riordan also “The Demigod Files” and “The Demigod Diaries” He also published a supplementary book called The first two books had previously been adapted into feature films. Logan Lerman was cast as Jackson. The first was released in 2010 and the second in 2013.