Percy Jackson fans are rejoicing all over as Disney has finally dropped the anticipated the news of when the upcoming series can be expected to hit Disney+. To sweeten the pot, we also have a new trailer! Take a look now.



If you aren’t familiar with the Percy Jackson universe, let us catch you up with a brief synopsis of what’s to come according to Deadline.

Percy Jackson and the Olympians tells the fantastical story of a 12-year-old modern demigod, Percy Jackson, who’s just coming to terms with his newfound supernatural powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt. Now Percy must trek across America to find it and restore order to Olympus.

Percy isn’t traveling alone. He enlists the help of his friends to help him on his journey. Among the group is Annabeth Chase, portrayed by Leah Sava Jeffries.

If you remember, not everyone was happy when it was announced that Jeffries would would portray the role of the Greek Demi-goddess. However, the series’ book author and executive producer, Rick Riordan couldn’t be happier at their choice, posting on Instagram, silencing nay-sayers.

“Out of all the talented actors we have looked at for this role, Leah Sava Jeffries quickly became my number one choice for Annabeth,” he wrote and Jeffries reposted on her official account at the time.

The post continued, “A native of Detroit, she is a brilliant actor who can break our hearts, make us laugh, and have us cheering for her in in the same scene.”

In addition to Jeffries, additional lead actors starring in the upcoming series include: Walker Scobell as Percy Jackson and Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood.

Ready to know when this highly-anticipated series will hit the airwaves? Well, Percy Jackson and the Olympians will have a two-episode premiere right in time for Christmas. Make sure to mark your calendars and tune-in on Wednesday, December 20th on Disney+. After the premiere, expect new episodes weekly.


Photo Credit(s)/Featured Image: Leah Sava Jeffries Instagram/Percy Series Instagram

Tiffany Silva

Tiffany Silva

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