Percy Jackson movie series was failed as it received immense criticism from the audiences. Everyone claimed that the changes were made in the movie in comparison to the novels ruined everything. The characters in the films are highlighted as adults, whereas, in the books, the main characters are kids.
Even the author of Percy Jackson’s books called Rick Riordan also not like the films, and he didn’t see them. But now newly, it is declared that Disney+ is making a series of Percy Jackson that will be influenced by the books. So here are the things which you need to know regarding Percy Jackson show:
Percy Jackson Show In The Works At Disney+
Recently, Disney made the announcement that they are developing a series of Percy Jackson for their streaming service Disney+. The good news is this time the author of Percy Jackson novels Rick Riordan is attached to the project, and he will help in making the series better.
Riordan also said that he is impressed with the idea of a live-action series, and started working on it. He also added that he and his partner Becky would be involved in every phase of the show.
Release Date Of Percy Jackson Series
We will have to wait for the upcoming series of Percy Jackson for a longer time. The project is now in the very early stage of development as Riodan is working on the script. It is not revealed when the shooting will begin for it, and we know that at this moment of coronavirus pandemic, the shooting will not begin soon.
A premiere date is not set for the new series. Author Riodan recently gave the latest update and confirmed that the work is still ongoing from home and also talked about casting. Here’s the post of him which he shared on twitter:
We're in the very earliest stages of #PercyJacksonDisneyPlus. I'm still working on the pilot script outline atm. WAY too soon for info on casting or anything else. BUT I am in the room where it happens, to quote the great @Lin_Manuel, & will do my utmost to make you guys proud.
— Rick Riordan (@rickriordan) June 15, 2020
Other Details For Percy Jackson Series
Percy Jackson’s Disney+ series will be heavily inspired by the original five-book series, starting with The Lightning Thief in the first season. So, now the Riordan is linked with the project, so we can expect that it will be preferred by the audiences and will be successful. Also, no casting details have been revealed by the officials.