Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Percy Jackson and the Olympians


1 Seasons

Coming soon

Disney Plus

December 20, 2023

11 weeks left


Percy Jackson goes on an adventure around the US in search of Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt

The young demi-god Percy Jackson is just starting to understand his powers when the powerful god Zeus accuses him of stealing his lightning bolt. The accusation sends Percy on a quest around the United States to find the lightning bolt, making friends and foes along the way.

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What to know

Rick Riordan’s book series is adapted into a young adult fantasy series for Disney

Percy Jackson and the Olympians is an upcoming action fantasy series produced by Disney. The series is based on the 5-book series of the same name by author Rick Riordan. Jon Steinberg and Dan Shotz act as showrunners, while the screenplay is written by Riordan and Steinberg, alongside Daphne Olive, Monica Owusu-Breen, and Joe Tracz. James Bobin directs. 

The young demi-god at the heart of the story, Percy Jackson, is played by Walker Scobell (The Adam Project). He is joined by Leah Sava Jeffries as Annabeth Chase, a daughter of Athena, and Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood, Percy’s best friend. The cast is rounded out by Lance Reddick, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jason Mantzoukas, Toby Stephens, Tim Sharp, and more.

Production News

  • 14 May 2020
    • Author Rick Riordan makes an announcement that a Disney TV series based on Percy Jackson is in the works. (Source: Collider)
  • 25 October 2021
    • James Bobin is hired to direct the pilot episode of the still untitled series. Bobin has previous experience directing productions for kids and young adults, and also already has a familiarity with the book series. (Source: Collider)
  • 25 January 2022
    • Disney officially announce that the series is in production, as posted by series author Rick Riordan on Twitter. (Source: Twitter)
  • 11 April 2022
    • Walker Scobell is cast in the leading role as the demi-god Percy Jackson. Scobell previously had a role in The Adam Project. (Source: Collider)
  • 5 May 2022
    • Aryan Simhardi and Leah Sava Jeffries are cast as Percy’s two best friends, Grover and Annabeth, who accompany him on his quest throughout the series. (Source: Collider)
  • 2 June 2022
    • Filming starts in Vancouver, and additional star power is added to the cast with the additions of Megan Mullaly, Jason Mantzoukas, Virginia Kull, Glynn Turman, and Tim Sharp. (Source: Variety)
  • 10 September 2022
    • A teaser trailer is released, featuring a narrator reading the first lines from the novel. The members of Camp Half-Blood are also seen preparing for battle as Percy Jackson warns them of an approaching danger. (Source: YouTube)
  • 14 September 2022
    • Annabeth actress Leah Jeffries confirms that filming is nearly halfway done, and hints that the production makes liberal use of CGI. (Source: Collider)
  • 28 September 2022
    • Lead actor Walker Scobell reveals that Ares will appear in the series. The iconic character did not appear in the 2010 film adaptation. (Source: Collider)
  • 18 November 2022
    • Jay Duplass, Timothy Omundson, and Lin-Manuel Miranda are all confirmed to be cast in the series. (Source: Collider)
  • 27 January 2023
    • Lance Reddick and Toby Stephens sign on to portray Zeus and Poseidon, respectively. (Source: Variety)
  • 3 February 2023
    • Filming for season 1 wraps with a video announcement posted on social media. (Source: Collider)
  • 21 August 2023
    • A first teaser trailer is dropped for Season 1 of the series, introducing the main characters and revealing the release date to be December 20, 2023. (Source: Variety)
  • 19 September 2023
    • A new teaser for season 1 is released, giving fans a glimpse at the action-packed fantasy adaptation featuring battles, superpowers, and unbreakable friendships. (Source: The Playlist)


Action & Adventure, Drama, Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Kids & Family

Production country

United States


Walker Scobell
Percy Jackson
Leah Sava Jeffries
Annabeth Chase
Aryan Simhadri
Grover Underwood
Virginia Kull
Sally Jackson
Glynn Turman
Mr. Brunner / Chiron
Timm Sharp
Gabe Ugliano
Megan Mullally
Mrs. Dodds / Alecto
Jason Mantzoukas
Mr. D / Dionysus
Adam Copeland
Jessica Parker Kennedy
Suzanne Cryer
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Jay Duplass
Timothy Omundson
Charlie Bushnell
Luke Castellan
Dior Goodjohn
Clarisse La Rue
Olivea Morton
Nancy Bobofit
Ryan Cowie
Lance Reddick
Toby Stephens