Disney+ has formally introduced that Misplaced in House star Toby Stephens and John Wick vet Lance Reddick have been solid within the main roles of Poseidon and Zeus within the upcoming Percy Jackson and the Olympians collection. Stephens and Reddick are each set as visitor stars who shall be becoming a member of beforehand introduced titular lead Walker Scobell.
Their official character descriptions learn (through Selection):
- Stephen’s Poseidon — The god of the ocean who’s additionally the titular demigod’s father. Though seemingly absent in Percy’s life, a lot of Poseidon’s qualities stay in Percy; stubbornness, impulsiveness and loyalty. Although he has stayed away all through Percy’s life, his deep emotions for his son (and Percy’s mom, Sally) are evident.
- Reddick’s Zeus – The omnipotent god of the sky and chief of Mount Olympus, Zeus is tempestuous and mistrustful. He’s promised to wage a struggle if his stolen thunderbolt will not be returned.
They’re the newest actors tapped to painting Greek gods within the live-action TV adaptation. The primary ones have been Jason Mantzoukas (Brooklyn 9-9) as Dionysus, former WWE famous person Adam Copeland as Ares, Jay Duplass as Hades, Lin-Manuel Miranda as Hermes, and Timothy Omundson as Hephaestus.
The collection at the moment stars Walker Scobell (The Adam Mission) because the titular demi-god, Leah Sava Jeffries (Empire) as Annabeth Chase, Aryan Simhadri (Disney’s Spin) as Grover Underwood, Dior Goodjohn (Head of the Class) as Clarisse La Rue, Charlie Bushnell (Diary of a Future President) as Luke Castellan, Virginia Kull (Massive Little Lies) as Sally Jackson, Glynn Turman (Fargo) as Chiron, Megan Mullally (Will & Grace) as Mr. Dodds, Olivea Morton as Nancy Bobofit, and Timm Sharp (Briarpatch) as Gabe Ugliano.
“The live-action collection tells the fantastical story of the titular 12-year-old fashionable demigod, Percy Jackson, who’s simply coming to phrases along 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 seek out it and restore order to Olympus.”
The Percy Jackson and the Olympians Disney+ collection is being directed by James Bobin from a screenplay co-written by Rick Riordan and Jon Steinberg (The Previous Man), based mostly on Riordan’s first installment of his hit Camp Half-Blood Chronicles guide collection.
Government producers are Riordan, Bobin, Steinberg, Dan Shotz, Rebecca Riordan, Bert Salke, Monica Owusu-Breen, Jim Rowe, and Gotham Group’s Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Jeremy Bell, and D.J. Goldberg. twentieth Tv can also be producing.