While there is still a long wait, fans got their first glimpse of the Percy Jackson and Disney Olympians series logo.
Author Rick Riordan reveals first look at Percy Jackson and the Olympians‘ logo prior to today’s Disney Investor Day event. by Riordan Percy Jackson books started in 2005 with The Lightning Thief and resulted in five installments in total, as well as two spinoff series. Centered around the titular Percy, the series envisions a world where Greek mythology is real and the gods are the parents of several half-human, half-god children. Percy’s story begins when he learns of his status as a demigod, as well as the fact that his godly parent is Poseidon, one of the so-called Three Great Gods who is prohibited from having children.
Percy Jackson has been brought to the big screen twice by Fox, but to say that these films disappointed fans and Riordan would be an understatement (Riordan himself refuses to watch them). Hopes for a better adaptation came earlier this year when Riordan announced a Percy Jackson the series is in preparation for Disney +. Few updates have arrived since, but Riordan’s involvement in the series has allayed fan fears that it will turn out like poorly received films.
Later today, Disney will host a special Investor Day program where they will share major updates on upcoming projects. Long before that, however, Riordan shared the first look at Percy Jackson and the Olympians, which will be included in the presentation. The video doesn’t contain any footage, but it does give fans a first look at the show’s logo, which is similar to the one found on the latest additions to the books.
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The “y” of Percy’s name becoming a trident, the Percy Jackson and the Olympians The logo presents a nice twist to the character’s heritage and general arc, which sees him grappling with his role as a demigod against a brewing war. It also seems to send a message to fans that the new Percy Jackson the series will keep the books firmly in mind; it will be the faithful adaptation that fans have dreamed of. The art behind the logo promises a fantastic style that is sure to be thrilling to watch come to life.
With the logo already unveiled, it remains to be seen if there will be more. Percy Jackson information revealed during Investor Day. Riordan had already warned the fans Percy Jackson probably won’t arrive until 2022, so there won’t be any footage to show. However, maybe there could be some news on the cast, or even more concept art like the piece seen behind the logo. Even though nothing more is revealed today, it’s still a fun little update for those who patiently wait. Percy Jackson and the Olympians to get his second shot at live action glory.
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