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The cast of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” is absolutely stacked

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Years after their disappointing film adaptations, Rick Riordans Percy Jackson Books are finally getting a makeover on Disney+. A new attitude is enough to get fans excited, but the latest news gives them even more cause for celebration. Not only is Percy Jackson and the Olympians Giving fans another chance to delve into Riordan’s world, but with an absolutely stacked cast. Here’s who has signed up for the upcoming series so far.

That’s right, the cast of Percy Jackson and the Olympians is gradually being announced and a number of impressive names have signed up for the series. The Disney+ show features a mix of newer actors – many of whom will play the kids at Camp Half-Blood – and veteran stars.

According to Wikipedia, here’s who has been confirmed to fill the cast of Percy Jackson and the Olympians until now:

There will be more auditions to come, but many of the big roles have been decided for 2023. And as long as Percy Jackson will give newer stars like Walker Scobell and Leah Sava Jeffries a chance to spread their wings, and it will also feature many familiar faces.

As you can see from the list above, the cast of Percy Jackson and the Olympians is stacked – and that’s mostly due to the gods of Olympus. Stars like Jay Duplass, Timothy Omundson, Jason Mantzoukas and Lin-Manuel Miranda will grapple with some of the show’s Greek deities. And they will serve as a reminder that Disney is looking for top talent for its new show.

Viewers will recognize Miranda from projects like Hamilton and Its dark materials. They now know Duplass from Netflix The chair and Omundson from shows like psych, supernatural, and This is us. Mantzoukas has appeared in hits like Brooklyn Nine-Nine and The good place.

Needless to say, the cast of Percy Jackson is no stranger to quality television. And that’s positive news for fans of Rick Riordan’s source material.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Having a stacked cast bodes well for what’s to come. The Disney+ series has to excite fans more than the movies if it’s going to be successful. That means attracting the best talent and using their budget wisely. Luckily, it looks like those things are covered.

Keeping Rick Riordan heavily involved will also ensure that the story stays true to the source material, which the movies haven’t really achieved. All in all, Percy JacksonThe second round of will be more promising than the first. Hopefully that means it won’t disappoint.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians expected to debut sometime in 2024.

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