‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ Finds Its Ares, Medusa, and Echidna

The God of War, the Mother of Monsters, and the legendary Medusa are joined by Walker Scobell, Aryan Simhadri, and Leah Sava Jeffries in the Disney+ series.

Disney+’s eagerly-anticipated version of Percy Jackson and the Olympians has generated excitement since it was initially announced, mainly since the cast has grown. The magazine Variety recently announced the show revealed that three new actors had been added to the show. Adam CopelandSuzanne Cryer, and Jessica Parker Kennedy will appear as guest stars on the show. Roles.

Copeland will play Ares, God of War. He is an arrogant, handsome character who thrives off conflict. He is “an agent for chaos wherever he goes” and is not the smartest among the group. Copeland is known as “Edge,” a member of the WWE Hall of Fame. Copeland is also a star in television shows such as Vikings and Haven. Copeland also appeared in the 2016 feature Interrogation.

Cryer will portray Echidna, the Mother of Monsters, who is “dangerous and intimidating, but strangely maternal.” Percy will be a judge of her faith, and she enjoys the challenge of heroes. Cryer has been a recurring guest and star role on television. Her role as Laurie in Silicon Valley is well-known. She has also appeared in All Rise and The Fosters. The movie Swimming is her next project. It doesn’t have a release date yet, but it is currently in post-production.

Kennedy will face the notorious Medusa, a gorgon “wronged and bitter by the gods.” She lives alone and waits until unwitting travelers find her emporium. Medusa is still open to some people, but not everyone. Kennedy is most well-known for her role as Nora West Allen/XS on The CW’s The Flash. She also appeared in Black Sails, The Secret Circle, and 50/50. Next, she will appear in the Good Bad Things. This project is currently in post-production.

Based on the bestselling series Rick RiordanPercy Jackson & the Olympians are about a 12-year-old boy who leads an everyday life until his teacher becomes a monster looking for blood. Percy’s mother discovers that Percy is a demigod after the incident. He is then sent to Camp Half-Blood, where he can interact with other children like him. He learns more about his life and the mythological world that has become a reality. Soon, he finds himself in the middle of a war. With the help of his new friends, Grover and Annabeth, he sets out to stop the war before it gets worse.

Megan Mullally and Jason Mantzoukas are also cast. James Bobin directed the pilot. Riordan and Jon Steinberg were co-writers. Bobin, Steinberg, Bobin, and Riordan are the executive producers. Dan Shotz, Bert Salke. Monica Owusu–Breen, Jim Rowe. Anders Engstrom, Jet Wilkinson. Gotham Group’s Ellen Goldsmith, Jeremy Bell. Goldberg.

Percy Jackson, the Olympians are currently shooting for a 2024 release. Filming is about half done. Below is the first teaser.

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