A Percy Jackson series is in the works over at Disney Plus.
This was announced by Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson book series today on Twitter.
Pssst. Hey, demigods . . . pic.twitter.com/7ep4aeyS3I
— Rick Riordan (@rickriordan) May 14, 2020
He also released a statement on the series which you can read below;
“We can’t say much more at this stage but we are very excited about the idea of a live-action series of the highest quality, following the storyline of the original Percy Jackson five-book series, starting with The Lightning Thief in season one. Rest assured that Becky & I will be involved in person in every aspect of the show.”
Perseus “Percy” Jackson is the protagonist of the “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” book series. As the series begins, Percy discovers that he is in fact a demigod, the son of a human mother and the Greek god Poseidon.
20th Century Fox had earlier worked on film projects which comprised of Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief and Percy Jackson:Sea of Monsters both of which have a made a total of $428.7 million at the box office.
The series is still in its early stages as no further information has been provided yet.