The Walker Scobell-led film on Disney+ With author Rick Riordan’s full-time engagement, Percy Jackson and the Olympians now has a top-rated ensemble that keeps expanding in size.
Dior Goodjohn, Olivea Morton, and Charlie Bushnell, according to rumours, have all joined the cast of the live-action television series. Bushnell will play Luke Castellan in the series, while Goodjohn and Bushnell will play Clarisse La Rue and Nancy Bobofit in their respective recurrent guest roles.
It was previously confirmed that in addition to co-stars Aryan Simhadri and Leah Sava Jeffries and returning guests Virginia Kull, Glynn Turman, Jason Mantzoukas, Megan Mullally, and Timm Sharp, Scobell will play the lead character on the show. Here is all the information you need to know about the most recent recruits, Goodjohn, Morton, and Bushnell, as well as the characters they play.
Newest Percy Jackson and the Olympians cast members
Walker Scobell recently starred with seasoned actor Ryan Reynolds in Netflix’s The Adam Project, earning the hearts of many. In the upcoming live-action series Percy Jackson and the Olympians on Disney+, the 13-year-old will now play the title character, Percy.
Aryan Simhadri, who played Grover in Disney’s Spin, and Leah Sava Jeffries, who played Annabeth in Empire, will also co-star with Scobell as two of Percy’s buddies. Dior Goodjohn, Olivea Morton, and Charlie Bushnell would be be joining the cast, it was also recently reported.
Goodjohn will play Clarisse La Rue, the Ares-born progeny of the God of War. A fierce fighter with a strong sense of self and willpower who won’t let anything stand in her way of accomplishment, Clarisse is defined as such. Her finest quality is her loyalty to close friends and family, despite the fact that she frequently bullies Percy and comes across as frightening to outsiders.
Head of the Class, Glee, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, and Raven’s Home are just a few of Goodjohn’s well-known former productions. He is represented by The Savage Agency, Rothman/Andres Entertainment, LLC, and Jessica Cohen Public Relations.
Bushnell will also make an appearance as Luke Castellan, the cool kid and Hermes cabin counsellor. Castellan is still the best swordsman despite his laid-back demeanour. The 18-year-old celebrity is very new to the business; she has been on Disney+’s Diary of a Future President. She is repped by ATN Entertainment, A3 Artists Agency, and Myman Greenspan.
Last but not least, Morton will play Nancy Bobofit, a boisterous and arrogant teacher’s pet who never misses an opportunity to taunt Percy or express her beliefs at the expense of others. Morton’s position as Bobofit will be her first important job; she is represented by Pallas Management Group and Pantheon Talent Group.
Along with Virginia Kull from Super Pumped and Glynn Turman from The Wire, Jason Mantzoukas from Brooklyn Nine-Nine plays Dionysus, Megan Mullally from Will & Grace plays Alecto, and Timm Sharp from Enlightened plays Gabe Ugliano in Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Percy Jackson and the Olympians, a Disney+ original series now in production and based on the Rick Riordan book series, is being helmed by James Bobin, with Riordan and Jon Steinberg serving as the scriptwriters. According to reports, co-producers Dan Shotz and Steinberg are also in control while acting as executive producers. They are a member of a group that also includes Bert Salke, Rick and Rebecca Riordan, and Bobin.
The 12-year-old Percy (Scobell), the main character and a modern-day demigod who is only starting to accept his tremendous superhuman talents, will tell his story in the live-action programme. Zeus, being the mighty Sky God that he is, accuses little Percy of stealing his master’s lightning bolt and assigns guilt for its disappearance to him.
After the tumultuous events, Percy Jackson is forced to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure with the aid of his two friends, Grover (played by Simhadri) and Annabeth (played by Jeffries), in order to reclaim it and return Olympus to stability.