New Percy Jackson Trailer Teases Epic Adventure

The upcoming Disney+ series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians is generating a massive buzz online as its trailer teases an epic adventure to restore harmony to Olympus. The series is a faithful adaptation of the revered book series by Rick Riordan, who is also significantly involved in the show’s production. With its diverse cast and family-friendly tone, the series is set to become the ideal viewing experience for families when it debuts on Disney+ on December 20, 2023.

The latest trailer for Percy Jackson and the Olympians has boosted Disney’s confidence with a huge surge of interest across social media platforms. According to Deadline, the 20th Century Television and Disney Branded Television Percy Jackson series have made a significant impact since its release on November 16, garnering an enormous 84.3 million views and 1.8 million engagements across all official accounts within the first 10 days.

The series features Walker Scobell (The Adam Project) playing the lead role of Perseus “Percy” Jackson. The main cast also includes Leah Sava Jeffries (Beast) as Annabeth Chase, a daughter of Athena, and Aryan Simhadri (Adventures in Wonder Park) as Grover Underwood, Percy’s best friend who is secretly a satyr.

“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 tale of a 12-year-old modern demigod, Percy Jackson, who’s just coming to grips with his newfound divine powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt. With assistance from his associates, Grover and Annabeth, Percy must embark on a lifetime adventure to locate it and return order to Olympus.”

Promising to be an ideal family viewing, Producer Becky Riordan shared her thoughts on the upcoming series, “Family friendly TV is supposed to be watched together. The bar is going to be does it satisfy everyone especially when it is on repeat because kids learn by watching shows over and over again. Our hope is it will work for your family or found family.” Series creator and author, Rick Riordan, also affirmed the diverse representation in the series, stating, “In terms of updating the story 20 years on, it was important that I looked at it again with fresh eyes and made sure that the story was speaking to all kids, and that everyone could look at this series and see themselves.”

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians is slated for premiere on Disney+ on December 20, 2023. The first season comprises eight episodes. After an adventurous run with Percy Jackson, consider indulging in other carefully curated movies and TV show collections on HITPLAY.