Introducing the Amazing Cast of Disney+’s ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’

Fans of Percy Jackson and the Olympians can now finally see their eagerly anticipated TV adaptation, and Disney+ has assembled the ideal cast.

The show, which is based on the same-titled book series by author Rick Riordan, was initially hinted about in May 2020. In a video statement released on Disney+ in January 2022, Riordan subsequently reaffirmed the news.

At the time, he said, “Demigods, the wait is over.” It gives me great pleasure to be the first to inform you that Percy Jackson and the Olympians will undoubtedly soon appear on your television screens. The astute people at Disney+ have granted us approval.

The five books in the series, which were released between 2005 and 2009, introduced readers to 12-year-old Percy Jackson, a Demigod who learns he is the son of Poseidon, the Greek sea god. (The narrative was originally made into a movie, which received harsh criticism from fans, and a sequel starring Logan Lerman.)

Walker Scobell will play the title character in Percy Jackson, Disney+ said less than a month after it was confirmed that the series would debut on television.

At the time, Riordan posted on his blog, “Walker Scobell is an incredibly talented young man who blew us away with his audition tapes for the role of Percy.” Walker had the ideal balance of comedic timing, tenderness, rebelliousness, sarcasm, and heroism to play our beloved Percy Jackson, as the rest of the team and I could see. He will exceed your most optimistic expectations from the very first scene of the performance.

Leah Jeffries and Aryan Simhadri, who play Percey’s confidants Grover Underwood and Annabeth Chase, respectively, arrived next.

“In the making, heroes. 🗡⚡️🐐 In May 2022, the official Disney+ Instagram account posted, “Introducing Grover, Percy, and Annabeth.” Simhadri “won” the “hearts” of the casting room, according to Riordan, who stated on his website that the author was “laughing out loud with his delivery and timing.”

After Jeffries read for the part for the first time, Riordan considered her to be his “number one choice for Annabeth.” He said, “Leah is precisely how I pictured [her] in the books: intelligent, brave, and strong—a real daughter of Athena who has no tolerance for the silliness of a certain Seaweed Brain. “I saw Annabeth Chase come to life watching her act with Walker and Aryan.”

The eight-episode series debuted officially in December 2023. The first two episodes were available on Disney+, while the remaining episodes were released on a weekly basis. The show attracted a staggering 13.3 million viewers in its first week of airing, which quickly made it popular with viewers.

Tuesdays are when Percy Jackson and the Olympians releases new episodes onDisney+.

Meet the whole cast of the popular Disney+ series by scrolling down:

Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood

Aryan’s Grover, Percy’s second best friend, is a satyr that escorts him to Camp Half-Blood and acts as his bodyguard. Simhardri voiced characters in a number of animated programs, including The Casagrandes, The Dew Drop Diaries, and The SpongeBob Movie: SpongeBob on the Run. He was most recently seen in the 2022 remake of Cheaper by the Dozen.

Charlie Bushnell as Luke Castellan

Bushnell portrays Luke, a seasoned camper with a past relationship to Annabeth and the son of Hermes. The actor previously starred in Diary of a Future President, another Disney+ series.

Jason Mantzoukas as Dionysus

Mantzoukas portrays Dionysus, the god of wine, celebration, and insanity, in Percy Jackson and the Olympians. The actor has been in comedy shows such Parks and Recreation, The Good Place, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine in the past. Additionally, he appeared in Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, the 2015 Netflix reboot of Gilmore Girls.

Jay Duplass as Hades

TV programs like Togetherness, Wild Wild Country, and others are executive produced by Duplass. In the Percy Jackson series, he portrays the god of the dead, Hades.

Jessica Parker Kennedy as Medusa

Parker Kennedy portrays Medusa, a creature whose glance causes people to turn stone. Her roles as Melissa on The Secret Circle and Nora West-Allen on The Flash on The CW are what made her most famous.

Lance Reddick as Zeus

Zeus, the sky god, is portrayed by the late actor. He costarred with Keanu Reeves in the critically acclaimed series The Wire and the popular John Wick franchise before his away in March 2023 at the age of 60.

Leah Jeffries as Annabeth Chase

Jeffries is the fiercest best friend of Percy and the daughter of the goddess Athena, who is revered for her military prowess and intellect. She had earlier roles in the popular thrillers Beast (starring Idris Elba) and Something From Tiffany’s (2022).

Lin-Manuel Miranda as Hermes

Broadway blockbusters Hamilton and In the Heights gave Academy Award-winning composer Miranda his big start. In addition, he has been cast in the Netflix movie Tick, Tick… Boom! from 2021 as well as television series including One Day at a Time and His Dark Materials. He appears as the cunning Hermes, the deity of trade and travel, on Percy Jackson.

Megan Mullally as Alecto

The Parks and Recreation and Will & Grace star plays Alecto, also known as Mrs. Dodds, one of the primary antagonists trying to assassinate Percy.

Timothy Omundson as Hephaestus

Omundson is the deity of technology, Hephaestus. His prior credits include recurring parts on Judging Amy and This Is Us in addition to his portrayal of Chief Carlton Lassiter on Psych.

Toby Stephens as Poseidon

Stephens was cast in the Disney+ series as Poseidon, the sea deity and father of Percey. Prior to this, he starred in the 2016 and 2018 motion pictures Hunter Killer and 13 Hours, as well as the TV shows History of a Pleasure Seeker and Alex Rider.

Virginia Kull as Sally Jackson

On the show, Kull—who is most renowned for Big Little Lies, NOS4A2, and The Looming Tower—plays Percy’s mother. Percy sets off on a mission to locate Sally after learning that she is still alive after originally believing she had passed away.

Walker Scobell as Percy Jackson

As the show’s lead role, Scobell plays a forbidden child, a demigod, and the son of the sea deity Poseidon. Scobell costarred with Ryan Reynolds in the 2022 Netflix movie The Adam Project before being cast as Percy. Later that year, he made another appearance in the comedy Secret Headquarters, starring Owen Wilson.













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