Disney renews Percy Jackson and the Olympians for a second season

Wednesday evening (7), the Disney has made several announcements of projects it will launch in the future, such as Moana 2, Story of toys 5a new film by Star Wars AND Frozen 3. And the company has also guaranteed the second season of Percy Jackson and the Olympians.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians is based on the best-selling book series by Rick Riordan. The plot follows a boy who discovers that he is the son of Poseidon and must prevent the return of Kronos, a titan who wants to put an end to the Olympians.

While the first season adapted the book The lightning thiefthe second season will adapt the book The sea of ​​monsters. Where Percy embarks on a journey to find his friend Grover and recover the Golden Fleece to save Camp Half-Blood.

The second season of the program does not yet have a release date.

Comments on the Percy Jackson renovation

Packed with magic, wonder, adventure and heart, Percy Jackson & the Olympians has captured the imagination of viewers of all ages, everywhere“Disney Branded Television President Ayo Davis said in a statement (via THR).

We are thrilled to embark on an exciting new mission and season two with Rick Riordan, our amazing partners at 20th Television, and the exceptional ensemble of cast and creative talent who bring this story to life..”

Riordan added: “I can’t wait to bring the next season of Percy Jackson to Disney+. Raise the anchors. Hoist the mainsail. All hands on deck, demigods. We’re heading to the Sea of ​​Monsters!

Percy Jackson (Walker Scobell), Annabeth Chase (Leah Jeffries) and Grover (Aryan Simhadri) in Percy Jackson & the Olympians (Play / Disney+)Percy Jackson (Walker Scobell), Annabeth Chase (Leah Jeffries) and Grover (Aryan Simhadri) in Percy Jackson & the Olympians (Play / Disney+)
Percy Jackson (Walker Scobell), Annabeth Chase (Leah Jeffries) and Grover (Aryan Simhadri) in Percy Jackson & the Olympians (Play / Disney+)

The success of Disney+

Percy Jackson and the Olympians had a successful debut in late December, with Disney+ recording 13.3 million views worldwide, a figure that doubled in the following three weeks.

This made the series one of Disney+’s biggest releases, comparing it to hits like Disney+ shows. wonder OR Star Wars.

The series was very well received by fans of Rick Riordan’s stories, although some complained about the lack of action, as well as the infantilization of the characters and some plots.

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