It’s been revealed by Disney that they are working on a Percy Jackson series which will be coming to Disney Plus at it will adapt all of the books.
The Percy Jackson books were hugely popular, but the movie series never really took off.
Two movies were made: Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief which came out in 2010 and it was then followed up by Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters in 2013.
The movies were made by 20th Century Fox.
The rights then went over to Disney when they purchased the movie studio.
We’ve been wondering ever since then what they were going to do with the property moving forward.
Many people thought they might try to make another movie, however it turns out that they’re actually going to make a series.
This was revealed by the book’s author, Rick Riordian and his wife, Becky Riordan via Twitter.
A Percy Jackson series is coming to Disney Plus
Pssst. Hey, demigods . . . pic.twitter.com/7ep4aeyS3I
— Rick Riordan (@rickriordan) May 14, 2020
Here’s what Rick said about the new series coming to Disney Plus on Twitter:
“We are very excited about the idea of a live-action series of the highest quality, following the storyline of the original Percy Jackson five-book series, starting with The Lightning Thief in season one,” Riordan wrote on Twitter.
He also assured fans that he and his wife, Becky, would be involved “in person in every aspect of the show.”
What do you make of this news?
Are you excited to see this upcoming Percy Jackson series on Disney Plus?
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