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Disney+'s Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Release date, official trailer, posters, and plot

Can't wait to watch Percy Jackson and the Olympians? We can't either! Here's everything we know so far about the show

Poster for Percy Jackson
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Fans have been waiting for years for a proper adaptation of Rick Riordan's hit book series Percy Jackson and the Olympians -- but they wont have to wait too much longer, as we finally have a release date (and more) about the upcoming Disney+ series.

So if you can't wait to go to Camp Half Blood, read on below to catch up on everything we know about the upcoming series.

What is the Percy Jackson and the Olympians release date?

Percy Jackson and the Olympians on Disney+.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians will be premiering its first two episodes on Disney+ on December 20th. After the premiere, new episodes will be released on Wednesday each week.

What is the Percy Jackson and the Olympians plot?

While we don't have too much detail yet, Disney+ has released this following blurb: "Percy Jackson and the Olympians” tells the fantastical story of a 12-year-old modern demigod, Percy Jackson, who's just coming to terms with his newfound divine powers when the sky god, Zeus, accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt. With help from his friends Grover and Annabeth, Percy must embark on an adventure of a lifetime to find it and restore order to Olympus."

Is there a Percy Jackson and the Olympians trailer?

There certainly is! You can watch it (as well as the teaser trailers below)

Watch on YouTube
Watch on YouTube
Watch on YouTube

Is there a Percy Jackson and the Olympians poster?

Yes! There are a couple official Percy Jackson and the Olympians posters. Check them out here.

Poster for Percy Jackson
Image credit: Disney+
poster for Disney+series Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Image credit: Disney Plus

And here's some key art featuring the show's three leads:

Percy Jackson key art

Who is in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians cast?

The Percy Jackson and the Olympians cast is as follows:

  • Walter Scobell as Percy Jackson
  • Leah Sava Jeffries as Annabeth Chase
  • Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda as Hermes
  • Megan Mullally as Alecto aka Mrs. Dodds
  • Toby Stephens as Poseidon
  • Virginia Kull as Sally Jackson
  • Jason Mantzoukas as Dionysus aka Mr. D
  • Jay Duplass as Hades
  • Glynn Turman as Chiron aka Mr Brunner
  • Lance Reddick as Zeus
  • Adam Copeland as Ares
  • Charlie Bushnell as Luke Castellan
  • Dior Goodjohn as Clarisse La Rue
  • Jessica Parker Kennedy as Medusa
  • Olivea Morton as Nancy Bobofit
  • Suzanne Cryer as Echidna
  • Timm Sharp as Gabe Ugliano
  • Timothy Omundson and Hephaestus

Who is in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians creative team?

Promotional image for Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Image credit: Disney+

Percy Jackson and the Olympians' showrunners are Jon Steinberg and Dan Shotz. The first two episodes will be written by Percy Jackson author Rick Riordan as well as Jon Steinberg. The episodes will be directed by James Bobin. Executive producers include Steinberg, Shotz, Riordan, Rebecca Riordan, The Gotham Group's Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Bert Salke, The Gotham Group's Jeremy Bell and D.J. Goldberg, James Bobin, Jim Row, Monica Owusu-Breen, Anders Engström, and Jet Wilkinson.

Is Rick Riordan involved in Percy Jackson and the Olympians?

Yes! Rick Riordan has been working closely with the creators of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians television series. He's also co-writing the first two episodes!


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