Chris Columbus, the director behind the first two Harry Potter movies, is tackling the adaptation of Percy Jackson & The Olympians a series of novels written by Rick Riordan. Well, only the first book, The Lightning Thief, is being adapted for now, but if this first movie is a success, for sure sequels will follow. Here below the first official movie trailer of Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Lightning Thief:
Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief
President’s day 2010
Some heroes are made and some are born of the Gods!
“A young boy named Percy Jackson (Logan Lerman) discovers that he is the half-human son of the Greek god, Poseidon (Kevin McKidd), and embarks on a journey across modern-day America to save his mother (Catherine Keener), return Zeus’ (Sean Bean) stolen lightning bolt, and prevent a war between the gods.”
I’m all for this kind of fantasy movie but I just hope that they won’t be greedy and will first put all their energy on the Lightning Thief. Narnia didn’t really survive the hype and the series is now in limbo. So I hope that Director Chris Colombus does focus on this movie to make it as great as this first teaser trailer is promising before thinking about any sequel.
The movie Percy Jackson and the Olympians The Lightning Thief is starring Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario, Jake Abel, Pierce Brosnan (as Chiron), Catherine Keener and Uma Thurman (as Medusa). The film is set for a release on February 12, 2010.