Hey demigods, we are *finally* getting a Percy Jackson TV series

It’s taken years of asking and campaigning but it’s all paid off. This Friday, Rick Riordan revealed that a Percy Jackson series is officially in development and we are screaming. 

Riordan made the announcement in a video on Twitter alongside his wife, Becky. “After a lot of hard work and a lot of support from you guys, Percy Jackson is coming to Disney+,” he divulged. 

The video announcement was followed up with a statement from the author. 

(A modern greek mythology series is coming to Netflix soon and our geeky hearts can’t wait)

“Hey Percy Jackson fans, for the past decade, you’ve worked hard to champion a faithful on-screen adaptation of Percy Jackson’s world,” Riordan begins. “Some of you have even suggested it would be a great series for Disney+. We couldn’t agree more!”

Riordan continues: “We can’t say much more at this stage but we are very excited about the idea of a live-action series of the highest quality, following the storyline of the original Percy Jackson five-book series, starting with The Lightning Thief in season one. Rest assured that Becky & I will be involved in person in every aspect of the show.”

“There will be much more news in the future, but for now, we have a lot of work to do! Buckle up, demigods. It’s going to be a fantastic, exciting ride!” he ends.

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