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The beloved Percy Jackson books are getting the TV therapy, and the present is heading to streaming. The information comes a decade after Rick Riordan’s novel The Lightning Thief was tailored for a 2010 movie starring Logan Lerman within the title function of Percy Jackson, and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters adopted as a sequel in 2013.
Quick ahead seven years to 2020, and Percy Jackson is returning for a streaming sequence. It isn’t simply headed to any streamer, both. Percy Jackson writer Rick Riordan introduced that the TV present would arrive on Disney+, and it could be live-action. On Twitter, Riordan wrote of the thrilling announcement, telling followers:
Hey Percy Jackson followers, for the previous decade, you have labored exhausting to champion a trustworthy on-screen adaptation of Percy Jackson’s world. A few of you will have even prompt it could be an incredible sequence for Disney+. We could not agree extra! We will not say way more at this stage however we’re very excited concerning the concept of a live-action sequence of the very best high quality, following the storyline of the unique Percy Jackson five-book sequence, beginning with The Lightning Thief in season one. Relaxation assured that Becky & I might be concerned in individual in each facet of the present. There might be way more information sooner or later, however for now, we have now a number of work to do! Buckle up, demigods. It may be a incredible, thrilling experience!
There you will have it. Percy Jackson has discovered its streaming residence on Disney+, and it is going to be in good firm. The Turner & Hooch sequence starring Josh Peck and The Mighty Geese TV present that’s bringing again Emilio Estevez are each heading there, as properly. In additional excellent news, it could appear that Percy Jackson could possibly be round for some time on Disney+.
Rick Riordan mentions that the “concept” of the Percy Jackson TV present is to comply with the five-book arc set out by his novels, with Season 1, clearly, starting with the primary of these installments and the (already-adapted) guide, The Lightning Thief. If issues show profitable, Disney+ may, theoretically, adapt all 5 novels, resulting in a five-season run as a minimum.
5 seasons is presumably what number of the TV present would wish to faithfully adapt all the Percy Jackson novels, and Rick Riordan talked about that the Disney+ sequence is, certainly, seeking to keep true to his books. So, it is going to be attention-grabbing as soon as followers of the novels can try the variations between the sequence and the 2 film variations.
Rick Riordan didn’t point out a premiere date or who could be taking part in the title function for the Disney+ sequence in his message to followers. Riordan and his spouse’s enthusiasm for the longer term present is palpable, although. Try Riordan and his spouse, Becky, in a video asserting the information of the Percy Jackson TV present beneath:
The premiere date and sequence star are simply two of the numerous bulletins Percy Jackson followers can seemingly sit up for because the time grows nearer. Information of Disney+ hopping aboard a Percy Jackson adaptation comes not too lengthy after the streamer introduced it could be teaming up with Goosebumps’ writer R.L. Stine for an adaptation of his graphic novel sequence, Simply Past.
Suffice it to say that Disney+ is in novel kind as of late. Shifting ahead with a Percy Jackson adaptation in sequence kind is, undoubtedly, one other smart transfer for the streamer. Tv has the power to dig right into a novel’s plots in a much more in-depth method than a time-pressed movie can handle, so followers of the books might be prone to get loads out of the present as soon as it airs.
To suppose that Percy Jackson and soon-to-be cereal Child Yoda might be on the identical streamer needs to be fairly thrilling for followers. When you look forward to the Percy Jackson TV present to reach on Disney+, you may try this summer season’s premieres. There’s a lot set to reach on the streamer.