Logan Lerman shares his ideas on the fan-fueled concept of him taking part in Poseidon within the upcoming Percy Jackson and the Olympians reboot sequence on Disney+. Lerman appeared because the titular character in two Percy Jackson motion pictures launched within the 2010s. Since his departure from the franchise, he has appeared in a number of critically-acclaimed movies, together with 2014’s Fury and 2022’s Bullet Train. He now stars as Jonah Heidelbaum within the Prime Video drama sequence Hunters reverse Al Pacino.
In an interview with Esquire, Lerman responds to requires him to return to the Percy Jackson franchise on Disney+ within the position of Poseidon. Ever for the reason that sequence was first introduced, followers have been enamored with the concept of Lerman graduating from the position of Percy to that of his godly dad or mum. However, Lerman is not too within the concept. Check out what he has to say beneath:
There is not a scarcity of roles that Lerman may, theoretically, tackle in Disney+’s Percy Jackson sequence. The earlier movies weren’t essentially beloved when it comes to being a correct adaptation of the novels, however the Disney+ sequence has seemingly made first impression on the book-reading section of the viewers. Bringing Lerman again could possibly be a unfavorable for viewers who weren’t followers of the Percy Jackson movies, however now that a lot time has handed, it appears extra persons are supportive of the actor himself, if not the films. He will not play Percy, however there are a number of gods that he may carry to life.
Apollo is an apparent selection. It’s pretty straightforward to ascertain Lerman bringing the god of the solar and prophecy to life, significantly for the reason that Percy Jackson sequence typically depicts him as a youthful man. Lerman becoming a member of the Disney+ present as Apollo could possibly be a pleasant homage to the movie adaptation, and bringing him again would even be a enjoyable approach of highlighting how far the property has come during the last 15 years. Beyond Apollo, it could be tough to see the actor as different Greek gods like Zeus, given their huge and imposing statures. While bringing Lerman again in a recurring position appears unlikely, maybe a smaller cameo for the actor who first introduced Percy Jackson to the display screen could be a passable approach of appeasing followers who wish to see his return.
The authentic Percy Jackson movies diversified from the books in a plethora of how, however for a lot of followers of the property who have not learn the books, the films are their supply materials. With Percy Jackson now coming to Disney+, the present has alternatives to honor each of the long-lasting story’s mediums. As already talked about, casting Lerman could be a begin, and the identical could possibly be stated for casting anybody else who appeared within the Percy Jackson motion pictures, reminiscent of Alexandra Daddario and Brandon T. Jackson. The Disney+ sequence may additionally sneak in sly references to moments from the films that didn’t occur within the books, although writer Rick Riordan’s displeasure with the movies may forestall that from occurring. The Percy Jackson and the Olympians sequence is anticipated to hit Disney+ in 2024.