Rick Riordan, writer of the favored “Percy Jackson” novels, is growing his Egyptian mythology collection “The Kane Chronicles” into characteristic movies at Netflix, Selection has confirmed.
The writer made the announcement on his social media accounts and web site on Saturday. “Hey everyone, need some extra thrilling information? We’re growing ‘The Kane Chronicles’ as characteristic movies for Netflix,” he mentioned. “Extra information quickly.”
On his web site, Riordan wrote that he’d been engaged on a take care of Netflix since final October, across the similar time he and Disney Plus started negotiating on a TV collection for his “Percy Jackson” novels.
“We have now been engaged on this deal since final October, about the identical time we began engaged on Percy, and I’m so glad I can now announce it! That’s all I can say for the second, however keep tuned,” he wrote.
Printed after Riordan’s well-liked Greek mythology collection, “The Kane Chronicles” launched readers to new characters and a brand new setting impressed by Egyptian historical past and mythology. The trilogy of younger grownup novels adopted teen protagonists Carter and Sadie Kane, who had been descended from the Egyptian pharaohs Narmer and Ramses the Nice. Just like the “Percy Jackson” motion pictures, the characters bumped into legendary gods in the trendy world, they usually crossed over with the “Percy Jackson” crew in a collection of spinoff novels.
The three novels, “The Purple Pyramid,” “The Throne of Fireplace” and “The Serpent’s Shadow,” had been printed in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
The “Percy Jackson” live-action adaptation at Disney Plus was introduced in Might as being in early growth. The collection will observe the storyline of the 5 novels, starting with the primary entry “The Lightning Thief.”