Nov. 16 (UPI) — Disney+ is teasing new shows Percy Jackson and the Olympians,
The streaming service shared a trailer for Walker Scobell’s fantasy series on Thursday.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians It is based on the Rick Riordan book series of the same name. The show follows Percy Jackson (Scobell), a 12-year-old boy who discovers that he is the godless son of Poseidon.
In the trailer, Percy sets out on a quest to retrieve Zeus’s missing Master Lightning Bolt with the help of his demigod friends.
,Percy Jackson and the Olympians It tells the fantastic story of Percy Jackson, a 12-year-old modern-day boy who is coming to terms with his newfound supernatural powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt. Now Percy must travel across America to find it and restore order to Olympus,” an official synopsis reads.
Leah Sava Jeffries, Aryan Simhadri, Virginia Kull, Glynn Turman, Jason Mantzoukas, Megan Mullally, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jay Duplass, Toby Stephens, and the late Lance Reddick also star.
Disney+ previously released a teaser trailer that shows Percy (Scobell) and his best friend Grover (Simhadri) arrive at Camp Half-Blood, where they befriend Annabeth (Jefferies).
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Two episodes will premiere on December 20.
Riordan’s books were previously adapted as films. Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010) and sea of monsters (2013), starring Logan Lerman and Alexandra Daddario.
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