Fans of Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson novels have waited a long time for another adaptation, after the last of the two previous films arrived in cinemas in 2013.
Now, finally, they've got their wish – the hit fantasy stories are being turned into a Disney Plus series called Percy Jackson and the Olympians, which will arrive on 20th December, just in time for Christmas.
The show's cast will be led by young actor Walker Scobell, while a host of guest stars, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, will also feature. But who else stars in the series and who do they all play?
Read on for everything you need to know about the cast of Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians cast: Full list of actors and characters in Disney Plus show
Here are the main cast members and characters in Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Read on below for more info about who they are and where you've seen the actors before.
- Walker Scobell as Perseus 'Percy' Jackson
- Leah Sava Jeffries as Annabeth Chase
- Aryan Simhadri as Grover Underwood
- Lin-Manuel Miranda as Hermes
- Megan Mullally as Alecto/Mrs Dodds
- Toby Stephens as Poseidon
- Virginia Kull as Sally Jackson
- Jason Mantzoukas as Dionysus/Mr D
- Jay Duplass as Hades
- Glynn Turman as Chiron/Mr Brunner
- Lance Reddick as Zeus
- Adam Copeland as Ares
- Charlie Bushnell as Luke Castellan
- Dior Goodjohn as Clarisse La Rue
- Jessica Parker Kennedy as Medusa
- Olivea Morton as Nancy Bobofit
- Suzanne Cryer as Echidna
- Timm Sharp as Gabe Ugliano
- Timothy Omundson as Hephaestus
Walker Scobell plays Perseus 'Percy' Jackson
Who is Perseus 'Percy' Jackson? Percy is the demigod son of Poseidon and Sally Jackson, who goes on quests with his friends Annabeth and Grover.
Where have I seen Walker Scobell? Scobell has previously starred in The Adam Project and Secret Headquarters.
Leah Sava Jeffries plays Annabeth Chase
Who is Annabeth Chase? Annabeth is the demigod daughter of Greek goddess Athena, and is one of Percy's best friends.
Where have I seen Leah Sava Jeffries? Jeffries has previously appeared in episodes of both Empire and Rel, and in the films Beast and Something From Tiffany's.
Aryan Simhadri plays Grover Underwood
Who is Grover Underwood? Grover is a Satyr who is as one of Percy and Annabeth's best friends.
Where have I seen Aryan Simhadri? Simhadri has previously appeared in series including Will & Grace and Mira, Royal Detective, as well as in the films Cheaper by the Dozen and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run.
Lin-Manuel Miranda plays Hermes
Who is Hermes? Hermes is the messenger god who looks out for travellers and thieves, and is a bit of a trickster.
Where have I seen Lin-Manuel Miranda? Miranda is perhaps best-known for writing and starring in musicals Hamilton and In the Heights, while he has also had roles in films including Mary Poppins Returns and series such as His Dark Materials, Big Mouth, BoJack Horseman, Brooklyn Nine Nine and How I Met Your Mother.
Megan Mullally plays Alecto/Mrs Dodds
Who is Alecto/Mrs Dodds? Mrs Dodds is a maths teacher at Percy's school, who turns out to really be a Fury in disguise, who was sent by Hades to find him.
Where have I seen Megan Mullally? Mullally is best-known for starring in Will & Grace, while she has also starred in series such as Parks and Recreation, Party Down and The Great North, and films including Kings of Summer, Why Him? and The Disaster Artist.
Toby Stephens plays Poseidon
Who is Poseidon? Poseidon is the Greek god of the sea, who is also Percy's father.
Where have I seen Toby Stephens? Stephens is known for his roles in films such as Die Another Day, 13 Hours and Hunter Killer, and in series including Robin Hood, And Then There Were None, Lost In Space, Alex Rider and Six Four.
Virginia Kull plays Sally Jackson
Who is Sally Jackson? Sally is Percy's human mother.
Where have I seen Virginia Kull? Kull has appeared in series including Boardwalk Empire, Gracepoint, Big Little Lies, Sneaky Pete, Mr Mercedes and Shameless.
Jason Mantzoukas plays Dionysus/Mr D
Who is Dionysus/Mr D? Dionysus/Mr D is the Greek god of wine, the son of Zeus, and is in charge of Camp Half-Blood, a demigod training facility.
Where have I seen Jason Mantzoukas? Mantzoukas has appeared in a great number of comedy series and films, including Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn Nine Nine, The Dictator, Bad Neighbours, Pam & Tommy, Big Mouth, Agent Elvis and Invincible.
Jay Duplass plays Hades
Who is Hades? Hades is the king of the underworld.
Glynn Turman plays Chiron/Mr Brunner
Who is Chiron/Mr Brunner? Chironis a centaur who works at Camp Half-Blood, and poses as one of Percy's teachers at his school, going by Mr Brunner.
Where have I seen Glynn Turman? Turman is known for his roles in series such as The Wire, House of Lies, How to Get Away With Murder, Mr Mercedes, Power and Guillermo Del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities, as well as films such as Super 8 and Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.
Lance Reddick plays Zeus
Who is Zeus? Zeus is the Greek god of the sky and the king of Olympus. In the series, Percy must journey across America to return his master bolt and stop an all-out war.
Where have I seen Lance Reddick? Reddick was best-known for his role as Charon in the John Wick franchise, while he also had major roles in The Wire, Oz, Fringe, Angel Has Fallen, Castlevania, Bosch, One Night in Miami and Godzilla vs Kong. This is set to be his last TV role after his death earlier this year.
Adam Copeland plays Ares
Who is Ares? Ares is the Greek god of war.
Where have I seen Adam Copeland? Copeland is an actor and professional wrestler. When it comes to his acting he is best known for his roles in Haven and Vikings.
Charlie Bushnell plays Luke Castellan
Who is Luke Castellan? Luke is the demigod son of Hermes and May Castellan.
Where have I seen Charlie Bushnell? Bushnell previously appeared in Diary of a Future President.
Dior Goodjohn plays Clarisse La Rue
Who is Clarisse La Rue? Clarisse is the demigod daughter of Ares.
Where have I seen Dior Goodjohn? Goodjohn has previously appeared in Glee, Raven's Home, The Unicorn, Head of the Class and Are You Afraid of the Dark.
Jessica Parker Kennedy plays Medusa
Who is Medusa? Medusa is one of three gorgons, and the only one of them with the power to petrify people with her gaze.
Where have I seen Jessica Parker Kennedy? Kennedy is best-known for her role as Nora West-Allen in The Flash, while she has also had roles in Smallville, 50/50, In Time, The Secret Circle, Black Sails and The Old Man.
Suzanne Cryer plays Echidna
Who is Echidna? Echidna is known as the Mother of Monsters, who Percy and his friends have to take on.
Where have I seen Suzanne Cryer? Cryer has had roles in series including Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place, Frasier, Dexter, Shameless, Silicon Valley, Lucky Hank and All Rise, as well as the films Sex and the City and 10 Cloverfield Lane.
Timm Sharp plays Gabe Ugliano
Who is Gabe Ugliano? Gabe is Percy's stepfather.
Where have I seen Timm Sharp? Sharp has had roles in series including Six Feet Under, Undeclared, Til Death, Enlightened, Blunt Talk, On the Verge and Love, Victor.
Timothy Omundson plays Hephaestus
Who is Hephaestus? Hephaestus is the god of fire.
Where have I seen Timothy Omundson? Omundson has had roles in films including Starship Troopers, Mission: Impossible III and Psych: the Movie, and in series such as Frasier, Deadwood, Judging Amy, Jericho, Psych, Galavant, Castlevania and This Is Us.
Percy Jackson and the Olympians will premiere on Disney Plus on 20th December 2023. You can sign up to Disney Plus for £7.99 a month or £79.90 a year now.
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