Percy Jackson star Walker Scobell has officially announced that the series is done filming.
The first season of the Disney Plus series Percy Jackson and the Olympians has wrapped production, as revealed in a new Instagram post from Walker Scobell, who plays the titular son of Poseidon. To celebrate the occasion, Scobell dropped an underwater video of himself on his IG account, showing off his swimming skills as the demigod. You can check out the video below.
Meanwhile, Percy Jackson creator Rick Riordan shared a behind-the-scenes photo showing off a stunning ice sculpture that was present on the set of the series during the last day of production.
Walker Scobell is spearheading the Percy Jackson series. Leah Jeffries and Aryan Simhadri are co-starring as his best friends Annabeth Chase and Grover Underwood. The full cast also includes Virginia Kull, Glynn Turman, Jason Mantzoukas, Megan Mullally, Timm Sharp, Dior Goodjohn, Charlie Bushnell, Olivea Morton, Adam Copeland, Suzanne Cryer, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jay Duplass, Timothy Omundson, Lance Reddick and Toby Stephens.
The story of Percy Jackson
Percy Jackson and the Olympians follows Walker Scobell’s Percy Jackson as he ventures across America in search of Zeus’ lost lightning bolt, having been accused of stealing it himself. Percy is a demigod, the son of Greek god Poseidon, who unites with other demigods at Camp Half-Blood.
The first official trailer for Percy Jackson and the Olympians made its debut during Disney’s D23 Expo, giving fans a sneak peek at the series. It’s the second adaptation of the Percy Jackson books after a film series that starred Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario and Brandon T. Jackson.
Rick Riordan wrote the Percy Jackson pilot alongisde Jon Steinberg, with James Bobin directing. Steinberg is also overseeing the series with his producing partner Dan Shotz. It is being produced under 20th Television for Disney Plus.
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