D23 is chugging ahead at full speed, with Disney and its properties releasing all sorts of exciting news — from trailers to release dates and more. In the first real press event for the show, Percy Jackson and the Olympians‘ very own Rick Riordan made an appearance today and brought some special guests along with him. Lead trio Walker Scobell , Leah Sava Jeffries , and Aryan Simhadri made their first official appearance at the D23 expo!
Excitingly, the first trailer of the show was also revealed during D23! Check it out below.
The first season of Percy Jackson and the Olympians is set to follow the events of the book series’ first novel, The Lightning Thief. The main cast trio consists of Walker Scobell (Percy Jackson), Leah Sava Jeffries (Annabeth Chase), and Aryan Simhadri (Grover Underwood). Additionally, Charlie Bushnell (Luke Castellan), Dior Goodjohn (Clarisse La Rue), Olivea Morton (Nancy Bobofit), Jason Mantzoukas (Mr. D/Dionysus), Virginia Kull (Sally Jackson), Megan Mullaly (Mrs. Dodds/Alecto), Glynn Turman (Chiron), and Timm Sharp (Gabe “Smelly Gabe” Ugliano) have been cast in the production.
As always, stay tuned for more updates. Need some content to tide you over until the show’s release? In addition to giving those books a reread, make sure to check out all of our other content related to the show and Rick Riordan at their respective links, including things we’d like to see in the show and a list of Riordan’s upcoming projects!