Percy Jackson and the Olympians teaser is right here. At the D23 Expo on Sunday, Disney unveiled the first teaser for its upcoming soft-reboot collection, which follows the titular Jackson on a journey of self-discovery, as he involves phrases with the thought of being a demigod. The eight-episode collection is being neglected by Jonathan E. Steinberg (See), who co-wrote the pilot with the creator of the younger grownup ebook collection, Rick Riordan. James Bobin, finest recognized for Da Ali G Show is connected to direct. Percy Jackson and the Olympians is anticipated to premiere in 2024, on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.
The teaser for Percy Jackson and the Olympians opens with a voiceover by the titular Percy, performed by Walter Scobell (The Adam Project), detailing the hardships of being a half-blood. Born to Poseidon, the god of the sea, and Sally Jackson, a median human mom, Percy is on a quest to determine his powers and objective. “Being a half-blood is dangerous. It’s scary. Most of the time, it gets you killed,” he tells the new joinees of Camp Half-Blood, the secure haven/ coaching grounds for younger demigods. It’s good to see that Disney+ actually cast a 12-year-old to play Percy’s half; not like the movie variations, the place the lineup featured late-stage youngsters.
The Percy Jackson and the Olympians teaser provides glimpses at the camp and its members, all armed with spears and protecting headgear, paying homage to historic Greek warriors. “My advice is, turn away while you still can. Believe whatever lie your mom or dad told you about your birth. Try to live a normal life,” Percy warns the group. The temporary teaser additionally options the first have a look at Annabeth Chase, daughter of the goddess Athena and professor Frederick Chase — performed by Leah Jeffries. The younger actress obtained some backlash from the fan neighborhood, who have been towards the indisputable fact that Disney employed an individual of color to play Annabeth. The ebook’s creator Riordan, nevertheless, defended the casting alternative on his personal website.
The teaser for Disney+’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians ends with a shot of the cabins that home every god’s kids. “Once you know what you are, they’ll sense it too,” the voiceover ends, implying that the demigods are simple targets. The present relies on Riordan’s pentalogy of fantasy novels, which follows a younger Percy Jackson, accused by Zeus of stealing his lightning bolt. Teaming up with mates Annabeth and the satyr Grover Underwood (Aryan Simhadri), Percy should embark on an journey to clear his identify and save the world from one other battle between the Olympian gods.
Percy Jackson and the Olympian Gods is anticipated to debut someday in 2024, completely on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.