The opposite day got here affirmation from Disney that they’d renewed their Disney+ collection “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” for a second season.
Showing at Disney’s Tv Critics Affiliation winter press tour right this moment, govt producer Jon Steinberg has supplied an replace on the place issues stand with the present.
It appears nobody is dillydallying round; they’re all again at work, and a “couple of scripts” are already being tackled because the present adapts the second of Rick Riordan’s books – “Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters”.
Government producer Jon Steinberg additionally says they’ll’t give a timetable as but for when the following episodes arrive:
“They [the scripts] are in actually good condition. I feel beginning to boot up this machine once more is an endeavor. There’s lots of trains leaving the station all on the similar time. However I feel we’re feeling actually good about inventive and about tips on how to plan for tips on how to inform the tales.
All of us really feel the the demand and response from individuals desirous to see extra of what we had been doing. However we wish to do it proper and be sure that the second season of the present lives as much as or surpasses the primary.”
Government producer Dan Shotz assures followers they’re relying closely on the ebook and creator Rick Riordan and his spouse, govt producer Becky Riordan, to adapt the brand new season. He additionally says:
“To be sincere, it’s actually enjoyable to only be again within the writers room this manner. We’ll be constructing the story going ahead, and in addition trying with books three and 4 and 5…how we are able to carry stuff into the season to maintain evolving the story.”
Steinberg provides they haven’t considered recasting the late Lance Reddick as Zeus but however add that “[it’s] one thing that we’re gonna should take care of” and “I don’t envy whoever has to step into his sneakers.”