Based on Rick Riordan’s book series, the new trailer for Percy Jackson and The Olympians introduces Percy, his friends, and a number of mythological creatures. The show’s first season will premiere with two episodes on Disney+ on December 20, 2023.
Check out the new Percy Jackson and The Olympians trailer below:
What is Percy Jackson and The Olympians about?
“Based on Disney Hyperion’s best-selling book series by award-winning author Rick Riordan, Percy Jackson and The Olympians is a Disney+ Original series that 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,” the official synopsis reads. “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.”
Coming from showrunners Jonathan E. Steinberg and Dan Shotz, Percy Jackson and The Olympians stars The Adam Project’s Walker Scobell as the titular demigod. He’s joined by Leah Sava Jeffries as Annabeth Chase and Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood.
Also included in the cast are Virginal Knull as Sally Jackson, Glynn Truman as Chiron, Jason Mantzoukas as Dionysus, Megan Mullally as Alecto, Time Sharp as Gabe Ugliano, Jessica Parker Kennedy as Medusa, Lin-Manuel Miranda as Hermes, Jay Duplass as Hades, Timothy Omundson as Hephaestus, Toby Stephens as Poseidon, Adam Copeland as Ares, and Lance Reddick as Zeus.
With a screenplay co-written by Riordan and Steinberg, the first episode of Percy Jackson and The Olympians is directed by James Bobin, while Anders Engström and Jet Wilkinson will also direct additional episodes.
The first two episodes of Percy Jackson and The Olympians hit Disney+ on December 20, 2023. Percy Jackson and The Olympians’ first season will consist of eight episodes.