Percy Jackson: New Cast For Major Roles, Luke Castellan & Clarisse La Rue

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Disney Plus Percy Jackson has finally found the cast for two major roles: Luke Castellan and Clarisse La Rue. The two characters play a significant role both in the story and in Percy’s life.

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Updates On Filming Percy Jackson

Disney Plus Percy Jackson Series
Disney Plus Percy Jackson Series

Based on Rick Riordan’s novel series, Percy Jackson is the reboot of the 2010 movie. It follows the life and adventures of half-mortal half-god Percy Jackson as he discovers the truth about his parentage and the mission that he has to fulfill.

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The filming for the television series began in June 2022, with the author overseeing and being hands-on in the project. Riordan expressed his satisfaction with the current progress and said the early footages were ‘amazing’.

The main cast for the three major roles are as follows: Walker Scobell as Percy Jackson, Leah Sava Jeffries as Annabeth Chase, and Aryan Simhardi as Grover Underwood. Earlier this month, another set of the cast has been announced. Jason Mantzoukas will play Mr. D, Glynn Turman as Chiron, and Virginia Kull as Sally Jackson. This time, Disney Plus has found two additional casts: Charlie Bushnell as Luke Castellan, and Dior Goodjohn as Clarisse La Rue.

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Disney Plus Has Found Two New Cast

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Charlie Bushnell as Luke Castellan and Dior Goodjohn as Clarisse La Rue

Bushnell is known for his role as Bobby Cañero-Reed in the Disney Plus series Diary of a Future President, and Goodjohn appeared as Robyn Rook in the HBO Max sitcom Head of the Class. The characters they will portray are demigods, and both play a crucial part in Percy’s journey inside the Camp Half-Blood.

Because of the constant updates regarding the development of the Percy Jackson series, fans are eager to witness a faithful adaptation of the show. With Riordan being part of the entire process, from the selection of cast to the scriptwriting, fans will be assured that the reboot series is in good hands.

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