When Disney Plus finally debuts its Percy Jackson-based series, Walker Scobell will be introduced as the third live-action incarnation of the titular demigod following Logan Lerman’s work in the films. Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Y Percy Jackson: Sea of Monstersand what Chris McCarrell did in the play The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical.
In that sense, although the series is just making progress with its filming, during an interview with Extra Regarding his new film, Scobell was asked about what will differentiate his Percy Jackson from previous versions of the character.
“In other performances (Percy) was kind of quiet all the time. But in this one, mine, he really has, how to say… Poseidon’s fury, I guess? He gets pretty angry, and I really like that,” commented the actor.
Unlike the movies that were made by 20th Century Fox, the Percy Jackson series has the approval of Rick Riordan, the creator of the books. In fact, the author is part of the creative team that will include James Bobin (Dora and the lost city) as director of its first episodes.
At this time, the Percy Jackson series does not yet have a release date, but it is estimated that it could only arrive during 2024.