The “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”Disney+ added Jay Duplass to its series and Timothy Omundsen has been cast as guest stars in the series. Varietyhe has only learned.
Walker Scobell will play Percy, while Leah Sava Jeffries and Aryan Simhadri will portray Grover. Virginia Kull and Glynn Turman, Jason Mantzoukas as well as Megan Mullally, Timm Sharp, Dior Goodjohn and Olivea Morton are all cast members. Recent additions include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Suzanne Cryer, Jessica Parker Kennedy and Suzanne Cryer.
Duplass will be playing Hades, a god of the Underworld. According to the official description of the character, “Hades feels like an outcast from his family and a misunderstood genius. He holds a grudge for past wrongs and plays his cards close to the chest.”
Omundson will be playing Hephaestus the god of blacksmiths. “Hephaestus became disabled when he was thrown off Mount Olympus as a babe,” his character description states. “Despite that, his strength is legendary, and his capacity for kindness and mercy sets him apart from his brothers and sisters in the dog-eat-dog world of the gods.”
Duplass, an actor, currently stars in the HBO series “Industry,”In October, the series was renewed for Season 3 The Netflix series also featured him. “The Chair” opposite Sandra Oh. He’s known for his roles on shows such as “Transparent”Amazon “Search Party”TBS: “The Mindy Project”Hulu. Mark, his brother, and he are also renowned television writers and directors. This includes work on shows like “Room 104,” “Somebody Somewhere,” “Animals, and “Togetherness.”Duplass has directed and written films such as “Cyrus,” “Jeff, Who Lives at Home,”And “Baghead”You can also find other useful information.
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Omundson is perhaps best known for his role in the hit USA Network series Carlton Lassiter. “Psych,”He reprised the role in three subsequent films. “Psych”He began TV movies in 2017 despite having suffered a stroke the same year. Recent appearances include on shows such as “This Is Us,” “American Housewife,”And “New Amsterdam.”He starred in shows such as “Judging Amy”And “Galavant.”
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Based on Rick Riordan books of the same title “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”Follow the 12-year-old demi-god (Scobell), as he is “just coming to terms with his newfound divine powers when the sky god Zeus accuses him of stealing his master lightning bolt,”The logline states. “With help from his friends Grover (Simhadri) and Annabeth (Jeffries), Percy must embark on an adventure of a lifetime to find it and restore order to Olympus.”
The Disney Branded Television series, currently in production in Vancouver, is in the process of being produced. Jon Steinberg and Riordan wrote the pilot, while James Bobin is directing. Steinberg and his producing partner Dan Shotz are overseeing the series and serve as executive producers alongside Bobin, Rick Riordan, Rebecca Riordan, Bert Salke, Monica Owusu-Breen, Jim Rowe, Anders Engström, Jet Wilkinson, and Gotham Group’s Ellen Goldsmith-Vein, Jeremy Bell, and D.J. Goldberg. 20th Television is the studio.