Calling all demigods! Percy Jackson and the Olympians officially returns for a second season.
It's the longevity on screen that fans of the Percy Jackson series of books, first published in 2005, have been manifesting since years. After two books in New York Times-the bestselling Pentalogies were adapted for film in the 2010s, starring Logan Lerman in the title role, fans have spent nearly a decade publicly calling on Hollywood to try again to adapt the novels to film. 'screen.
Many were unhappy with the quality of the films, including Percy Jackson author and YA fantasy legend Rick Riordan. In June 2020, Riordan revealed that he had never seen both films, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief And Percy Jackson: Sea of Monstersand called both adaptations a “mess” in since-deleted tweets.
“After the movie experience, I basically gave up on Hollywood for a long, long time,” Riordan said Variety in October 2023. “I really wanted nothing to do with the film industry. For many years I said, “I don't want to commit.” I don't want to think about other adaptations. I finished.' But when it became clear that something was going to happen with me or without me [for the Disney+ series], I had a long conversation with Becky, my wife. We said, “Well, if something's going to happen, it's probably best to give it another chance.” »
Now fans can relax and rejoice. THE Percy Jackson live-action series with Riordan at the helm, fully titled Percy Jackson and the Olympianshas been renewed for season 2. Below, we've rounded up everything we know so far about Percy Jackson season 2, including release date, trailer, plot details and more.