Rick Riordan Shares Update on the ‘Percy Jackson’ Series Coming to Disney+

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Rick Riordan Shares Update on the 'Percy Jackson' Series Coming to Disney+

Rick Riordan Shares Update on the ‘Percy Jackson’ Series Coming to Disney+. Fans of the Percy Jackson book series, commonly referred to as “Demigods” on social media, have been buzzing since it was confirmed that Percy Jackson would be getting a proper live-action adaption series on Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+.

Yesterday, Author Rick Riordan, who has had a very hands on role regarding the series, shared an update via twitter stating: “We’re in the very earliest stages of [Percy Jackson on Disney+]. 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 Miranda], & will do the utmost to make you guys proud.”


Rick also shared previously, “We can’t say much more at this stage but 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. Rest assured that Becky & I will be involved in person in every aspect of the show. There will be much more news in the future, but for now we have a lot go work to do! Buckle up, demigods. It’s going to be a fantastic, exciting ride!”

The only names tied to the Percy Jackson project are currently Becky and Rick Riordan. It is currently unknown when the series will begin filming or when it will premiere on Disney+, but we are excited none-the-less! Be sure to check back here at Chip and Co. for all things Disney+!

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Source: Twitter


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