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A Rick Riordan Presents roundup!

Hello, friends, and happy August! This is going to be a book-centric post (my favorite kind) because there is a lot of news from Rick Riordan Presents to share! For more info on all of these titles, and to order your own copies, head over to ReadRiordan. If you still aren’t quite sure what Rick…

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A Day Off with Dante

Happy July, everyone! If you’re not a book nerd, this post will not interest you. I’m a novelist, my friends. 99% of what I do revolves around books. With that said . . . For over a year now, I have been slowly working my way through Dante’s Divine Comedy in Italian. It’s what I…

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Where the Magic Happens!

Our fourth full week of filming is well underway in Vancouver, BC! We are receiving ‘dailies’ of the scenes recorded each day, and they look . . . dare I say, divine. This cast is electrifying. They own their characters and turn their lines into magic on screen. That’s even before editing, soundtracks or special effects. Another reason…

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More Casting News!

Happy Summer Solstice, demigods! (Here in the northern hemisphere, at least.) This seems like an appropriate day to introduce you to more of our incredible cast members for Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Olivea Morton – Nancy Bobofit Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, thirteen year-old Olivea discovered her passion for acting while performing at…

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Week Two on Set

This will be a very general update, folks. No juicy scoops this time around. As always, the release of such information depends on when all the paperwork has been completed and the entire team can sign off on a PR announcement, which takes time. Having said that . . . We are now seven days…

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PJOTV: Day One

This is it, demigods! Here in Vancouver, we have all hands on deck for the first day of filming on Percy Jackson and the Olympians. The excitement is so thick you could cut it with a celestial bronze ballpoint pen! Even more cause for celebration: let me introduce you to some of our incredible adult…

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Leah Jeffries is Annabeth Chase

This post is specifically for those who have a problem with the casting of Leah Jeffries as Annabeth Chase. It’s a shame such posts need to be written, but they do. First, let me be clear I am speaking here only for myself. These thoughts are mine alone. They do not necessarily reflect or represent the…

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Mother’s Day / My First Week at the Studios

First, a very happy Mother’s Day to all those celebrating, especially to my wonderful wife Becky, the ‘Sally Jackson’ to our sons, the kind of mom we all wish we had in our lives as kids. My own ‘Annabeth’ life partner. Love you forever. New Percy Covers In other happy news, the refreshed North American…

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The Trio is Complete!

Friends, the main trio is now complete for the perilous but exciting quest known as Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The TV series! I am delighted to introduce you to . . . Grover Underwood In his young life, Aryan Simhadri has already proven himself a veteran actor. He recently starred in Disney+’s film Cheaper…

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What a Week!

Thanks to everyone who welcomed our first cast member, Walker Scobell, into the PJO family this past week! The response was incredible, positive and supportive, which says a lot about this fandom. Just a gentle reminder: I am no longer on social media. Ashlee does a great job posting and retweeting fun content. Becky keeps…

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