The hit Disney+ sequence Percy Jackson and the Olympians is returning for a second season, Disney introduced on Wednesday.
Throughout its monetary report, Disney confirmed that the sequence has formally been renewed for a second season at Disney+. The subsequent season of the sequence will see the continuation of Percy (Walker Scobell), Annabeth Chase (Leah Sava Jeffries), and Grover Underwood (Aryan Simhadri) as they set off on a brand new set of adventures, based mostly on the second e-book of Rick Riordan’s e-book sequence, The Sea of Monsters (through Deadline).
“I can’t wait to deliver the subsequent season of Percy Jackson to Disney+!” Riordan mentioned in an announcement. “Elevate anchors. Hoist the mainsail. All fingers on deck, demigods. We’re heading for the Sea of Monsters!”
The information additionally comes only a week after the finale for Season 1 of the sequence landed on Disney+. Ayo Davis, president at Disney Branded Tv, praised the sequence, and mentioned the corporate was “thrilled” to be bringing it again for an additional season.
“Wealthy in magic, marvel, journey and coronary heart, Percy Jackson and the Olympians captivated the imaginations of viewers of all ages in all places,” mentioned Davis. “We’re thrilled to embark on an thrilling new quest and a season two with Rick Riordan, our improbable companions at twentieth Tv, and the distinctive ensemble of solid and inventive expertise that deliver this story to life.”
What’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians about?
The Percy Jackson and the Olympians sequence additionally stars Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood, Leah Sava Jeffries as Annabeth Chase, Dior Goodjohn as Clarisse La Rue, Charlie Bushnell as Luke Castellan, Virginia Kull as Sally Jackson, Glynn Turman as Chiron, Megan Mullally as Mr. Dodds, Olivea Morton as Nancy Bobofit, and Timm Sharp as Gabe Ugliano. Further solid consists of Jason Mantzoukas as Dionysus, former WWE celebrity Adam Copeland as Ares, Jay Duplass as Hades, Lin-Manuel Miranda as Hermes, Timothy Omundson as Hephaestus, Toby Stephens as Poseidon, and the late Lance Reddick as Zeus.
“The live-action sequence tells the fantastical story of the titular 12-year-old fashionable demigod, Percy Jackson, who’s simply coming to phrases together with his newfound supernatural powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his grasp lightning bolt,” reads the synopsis. “Now Percy should trek throughout America to search out it and restore order to Olympus.”