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Does the ‘Percy Jackson’ trailer journey to Camp Half-Blood?

In exciting news for fans of the “Percy Jackson” series, Disney+ has released a trailer for its upcoming adaptation of “Percy Jackson and the Olympians.” The trailer provides a deeper look into the world of the beloved character Percy Jackson, played by Walker Scobell.

The clip expands on an earlier teaser by following Percy from his school to Camp Half-Blood and on a quest to retrieve Zeus’ master lightning bolt. Throughout his journey, Percy is accompanied by his trusty friends Grover, played by Aryan Simhadri, and Annabeth, played by Leah Sava Jeffries. The late Lance Reddick even makes a brief appearance as Zeus in the trailer.

One exciting aspect of the trailer is the showcase of the series’ guest stars. Megan Mullally takes on the role of Mrs. Dodds/Alecto, while Glynn Turman portrays Chiron/Mr. Brunner. Toby Stephens embodies the character of Poseidon, and Virginia Kull plays Sally Jackson. The star-studded cast also includes Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jason Mantzoukas, Jay Duplass, Adam Copeland, Charlie Bushnell, Dior Goodjohn, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Olivea Morton, Suzanne Cryer, Timm Sharp, and Timothy Omundson.

“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” is based on the bestselling novels by author Rick Riordan. The first season, consisting of eight episodes, will cover the events of “The Lightning Thief.” Rick Riordan himself, along with co-showrunner Jon Steinberg, wrote the first two episodes and serve as executive producers. They are joined by co-showrunner Dan Shotz, director James Bobin, and a team of talented producers and writers.

Fans won’t have to wait long to dive into this thrilling series. “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” is set to premiere on December 20th, with the release of two episodes. The trailer, which gives a taste of the action-packed and fantastical world of Percy Jackson, can be watched below.

Overall, this trailer release has generated a lot of excitement among fans of the “Percy Jackson” series. With a talented cast and a faithful adaptation of the beloved books, this Disney+ series is sure to be a hit. So mark your calendars for December 20th and get ready to join Percy Jackson on his epic quest in “Percy Jackson and the Olympians.”