Disney has released a trailer for the upcoming behind-the-scenes documentary special “A Hero’s Journey: The Making of Percy Jackson and the Olympians”, which will be released on Disney+ on the same day as when the season one finale is released on January 30th 2024,
Featuring the series’ breakout stars, acclaimed author Rick Riordan and the creative team, the 50-minute documentary premieres January 30, 2024 on Disney+ and will give viewers an exclusive look at the production of one of television’s hottest new shows.
As seen in the documentary, series stars Walker Scobell, Leah Sava Jeffries, and Aryan Simhadri go on a quest of their own while bringing to life the beloved characters from Rick Riordan’s award-winning books. Alongside a passionate cast and creative team, “A Hero’s Journey: The Making of Percy Jackson and the Olympians” follows these three young stars on the set of the Disney+ Original series as they step into worlds fit for gods, battle unforgettable creatures and perform legendary feats – all while still going to school.
Check out the trailer below:
The epic eight-episode “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”, which has garnered over 26 million views for its first episode*, will conclude its season at 6:00 p.m. PT on January 30th, exclusively on Disney+. Created by Rick Riordan and Jonathan E. Steinberg, “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” is executive produced by Steinberg and Dan Shotz alongside Rick Riordan, Rebecca Riordan, The Gotham Group’s Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Bert Salke, The Gotham Group’s Jeremy Bell and D.J. Goldberg, James Bobin, Jim Rowe, Monica Owusu-Breen, Anders Engström, Jet Wilkinson. The series is from Disney Branded Television and 20th Television.
“A Hero’s Journey: The Making of Percy Jackson” is an Evolve Studios production, directed by Joel Edwards and executive produced by Edwards and Daniel Kiedis.
The previous seven episodes of “Percy Jackson And The Olympians” are available to stream now on Disney+.
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*Source: According to internal data, the first episode garnered 26.2 million views in its first 3 weeks streaming on Disney+ and Hulu. A view is defined as total stream time divided by runtime.
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