Teaser trailer for Rick Riordan’s PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF. Jul16

Teaser trailer for Rick Riordan’s PERCY JACK...

Here is the teaser for the upcoming PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF. The film is based on Rick Riordan’s massively successful young adult novel. I have to say it is always great to see somebody as talented as Rick get the praise (and coin) he so richly deserves.What if the gods of Olympus were alive in the 21st Century? What if they still fell in love with mortals and had children who might become great heroes — like Theseus, Jason and Hercules?What if you were one of those children?Such is the discovery that launches twelve-year-old Percy Jackson on the most dangerous quest of his life. With the help of a...

Cast starts filling out for Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson. Mar26

Cast starts filling out for Rick Riordan’s P...

Fox and Christopher Columbus has put together a pretty impressive group of gods for the film version of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson.Percy, Poseidon’s 12-year-old half-human son, heads across the U.S. on a mission to save his mother, return Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt and prevent a war between the gods.Gods so far:Zeus: Sean BeanChiron: Pierce BrosnanMedusa: Uma ThurmanPoseidon: Kevin McKiddAthena: Melina KanakeridesPercy: Logan Lerman. Logan played Bobby in the short-lived series Jack and Bobby as well as appearing in 3:10 to Yuma and Hoot.Also cast are Brandon T. Jackson (Fast and Furious, Day the Earth Stood Still) as...

Harrry Potter producer/director to bring Riordon’s juvie novel, The Lightning Thief, to the big screen. Apr18

Harrry Potter producer/director to bring Riordon&#...

Variety is reporting that Christopher Columbus, producer of the Harry Potter films and director of the first two, will be directing and producing the bring screen version of Rick Riordon’s The Lightning Thief.The Lightning Thief is the first of a five book series of fantasy novels for children.What if the gods of Olympus were alive in the 21st Century? What if they still fell in love with mortals and had children who might become great heroes — like Theseus, Jason and Hercules? What if you were one of those children? Such is the discovery that launches twelve-year-old Percy Jackson on the most dangerous quest of his life. With...