'Percy Jackson:' The new Walker Scobell of Fairview has starred in a new Disney + series
Young Fairview Walker Scobell, who recently starred in rivalry with Ryan Reynolds in the Netflix film "The Adam Project,"
He has played the role of Percy Jackson in the upcoming Disney + series "Percy Jackson & The Olympians."
Rick Riordan, author of the best-selling novel "Percy Jackson", announced Monday that Walker Scobell was on board as the lead character of the show.
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Scobell did an interview months before the release of "The Adam Project"
The film confirmed what Riordan and his team knew about the 13-year-old's talent, according to the statement.
The series will tell the story of Jackson, a 12-year-old modern demigod who is coming to terms with his superpowers
The "Percy Jackson" series includes "Lightning Thief," "Sea of Beasts," "The Titan's Curse."
Both "Lightning Thief" and "Sea of Beasts" were previously converted into feature films.
The Percy Jackson Disney + series will be eight episodes in length, according to a recent Riordan post.
Currently, there is no set release date.