The stories I have told you about Greek gods and half-bloods are real. — Percy’s Mom.
We meet the late great Lance Reddick as Zeus and other Olympians in the latest teaser for the BC-filmed Percy Jackson and the Olympians series — premiering December 20th on Disney+.
Based on Rick Riordan’s best-selling book series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians tells the fantastical story of a 12-year-old modern demigod, Percy Jackson (Walker Scobell) who’s just coming to terms with his newfound supernatural powers when the sky god Zeus (Lance Reddick) accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt.
With help from his friends Grover (Aryan Simhadri) and Annabeth (Leah Sava Jeffries), Percy must embark on an adventure of a lifetime to find it and restore order to Olympus.
My name is Percy Jackson. Am I troubled kid? Yeah you could say that .Bad grades. Bulies. All the normal stuff.And there’s some stuff that’s not so normal — Percy Jackson.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians Season One:
Working title: Mink Golden.
B.C. filming dates: June 02 2022 – February 01 2023.
Creator: Rick Riordan.
Showrunners Jonathan E. Steinberg, Dan Shotz
Cast: Walker Scobell, Leah Sava Jeffries, Aryan Simhadri, Charlie Bushnell.
Guest Stars: Megan Mullally, Virginia Kull, Glynn Turman, Jason Mantzoukas, Timm Sharp, Dior Goodjohn, Olivea Morton, Adam Copeland, Suzanne Cryer, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Lin Manuel Miranda, Jay Duplass, Timothy Omundson, Lance Reddick, Toby Stephens.
Virginia Kull as Sally Jackson, Percy’s human mother; Megan Mullally as Mrs. Dodds aka Alecto, who loyally serves Hades; Glynn Turman as Percy’s Latin teacher Mr. Brunner aka Chiron, famed centaur and trainer of heroes; Jason Mantzoukas as Dionysus, a.k.a. Mr. D. , who runs Camp Half Blood; Timm Sharp as Gabe Ugliano, Percy’s selfish and combative stepfather; Dior Goodjohn as Clarisse La Rue.; Olivea Morton as Nancy Bobofit; Suzanne Cryer as Echidna; Jessica Parker Kennedy as Medusa.
Megan Mullally as Mrs. Dodds aka Alecta.
Glynn Turman as Mr. Brunner aka centaur Chiron.
Lance Reddick as Zeus, God of the Sky and Leader of Olympus.
Toby Stephens as Percy’s father Poseidon, God of the Sea.
Jay Duplass as Hades, God of the Underworld.
Adam Copeland as Ares, God of War.
Lin Manuel Miranda as Hermes, the Messenger God.
Timothy Omundson as Hephaestus, God of forges, fire, technology, craftsmen, sculptors, volcanoes and blacksmiths.
Filming in B.C.:
Percy Jackson and the Olympians filmed much of season one on Vancouver’s new Volume stage at Mammoth Studios in Burnaby.
Camp Half-Blood, the summer camp where young demigods train to combat monsters. had a few locations.
Production built a Camp Half-Blood set last year in Langley, east of Vancouver, on about 20 acres of private land with forest at the corner of 256th Street and 24th Avenue., according to neighbour Shelly W./@kidswap
Production also built a Camp Half-Blood set at Minaty Bay on the Sea to Sky Highway.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians premieres December 20th on Disney+, with the first two episodes.