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'Percy Jackson' Executive Producers Share Thoughts on Recasting Lance Reddick

The creators of Disney+’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series are speaking out about the late Lance Reddick.

In March 2023, Lance died at the age of 60. His cause of death was later revealed to be heart disease.

The actor had already filmed his parts as Zeus in Percy Jackson, however, the character will have to be recast in future seasons.

During a panel at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour, co-creator and executive producer Jon Steinberg and executive producer Dan Shotz spoke about their time working with Lance and how they feel about replacing him.

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Disney+ Renews 'Percy Jackson & The Olympians' For Season 2, Will Follow 'The Sea of Monsters'

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Will There Be a Season 2 of 'Percy Jackson & The Olympians'? Producers Share Update on Possibility of a Renewal

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'Percy Jackson & the Olympians' Disney+ Series Debuts Early, Full Star-Studded Cast Revealed!

Disney+ surprised fans by premiering the new Percy Jackson and the Olympians TV series adaptation a day early!

The streaming service dropped the first two episodes on Tuesday evening (December 19), several hours before they were originally set to debut.

The new series’ first episode also debuted simultaneously on Hulu, and will be available to stream there until late January. Now, new episodes of the series adaptation will premiere on Tuesdays, instead of Wednesdays!

Based on the YA book series by Rick Riordan, the series tells the fantastical story of a 12-year-old modern demigod, Percy Jackson, who’s just coming to terms with his newfound divine powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt. With help from his friends Grover and Annabeth, Percy must embark on an adventure of a lifetime to find it and restore order to Olympus.

VIDEO: Watch the trailer here!

The new show will be a more faithful adaptation of the books than the previously released movies, as Rick is directly involved in the process, serving as an executive producer and even co-writing the first two episodes.

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Logan Lerman Praises 'Percy Jackson' TV Show Cast Ahead of Series Premiere!

Logan Lerman is giving his stamp of approval for the upcoming Percy Jackson and the Olympians Disney+ series!

The adaptation of Rick Riordan‘s novels stars Walker Scobell as Percy Jackson, Leah Jeffries as Annabeth Chase, and Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood.

Logan played the titular character in the 2010 movie Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and in 2013′s Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.

The actor has shared his praise for the new generation of stars as he passes the torch!

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First Looks Revealed at Gods & More In 'Percy Jackson & The Olympians' TV Series - See the Pics!

Disney+ has unveiled some brand new stills from the upcoming Percy Jackson and the Olympians television series!

The upcoming adaptation is set to debut in December with the first two episodes.

On Sunday (October 15), the series had a panel at New York Comic-Con, where fans got to see sneak peek clips and a surprise appearance from author Rick Riordan and his wife Rebecca, who both serve as executive producers!

During the event, fans also got to see the first look at many of the guest stars in the series, including the gods, like Lin-Manuel Miranda as Hermes, Toby Stephens as Poseidon, the late Lance Reddick as Zeus and more.

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Who Stars In the New 'Percy Jackson & The Olympians' TV Series on Disney+? Meet the Star-Studded Cast Here!

The new Percy Jackson and the Olympians TV series adaptation is on the way and is just a couple of months away from premiering!

Based on the YA book series by Rick Riordan, the series tells the fantastical story of a 12-year-old modern demigod, Percy Jackson, who’s just coming to terms with his newfound divine powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt. With help from his friends Grover and Annabeth, Percy must embark on an adventure of a lifetime to find it and restore order to Olympus.

The upcoming Disney+ show will be a more faithful adaptation of the books than the previously released movies, as Rick is directly involved in the process, serving as an executive producer and even co-writing the first two episodes.

If you missed it, be sure to check out the latest teaser trailer here!

Percy Jackson and the Olympians is set to premiere it’s first two episodes on Wednesday, December 20th, followed by new episodes weekly on Disney+.

Click inside to meet the full cast and find out who they are portraying…