Riordan has also published the companion books “The Demigod Files” and “The Demigod Diaries.Both “The Lightning Thief” and “The Sea of Monsters””

The Percy Jackson Disney+ series will be eight episodes long, according to a recent post by Riordan. At this time, there's no set release date.

The 13-year-old actor is known for playing Young Adam in Netflix’s The Adam Project. And now, he’ll be leading the highly anticipated TV adaptation of Rick Riordan’s beloved Percy Jackson novels

accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt,” Disney+ teases of the series. “Now Percy must trek across America to find it and restore order to Olympus.

“Percy Jackson is a smart and compassionate kid with a sharp sense of humor,” the streaming service describes of the main character.

“He’s always seen himself as an outsider, in no small part because of how the world sees his ADHD and dyslexia. He’s impulsive and rambunctious and is quick to anger