Author Rick Riordan has been vocal about his hatred for the Percy Jackson films ever since they came out. He wrote five books in the series out of which the first two were adapted for the big screen.
Both the films changed the original story too much and ended up being panned by audience and critics alike. However, their biggest hater is the creator himself. Recently in a twitter thread, he expressed these feelings again.
When a Twitter user @That_A_team tweeted about Disney+ censoring a particular scene in Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Riordan replied by bashing the entire film.
Fans expressed happiness that he hates the films more than them to which the author said:
And finally he tweeted:
The silver lining is that Disney+ announced a reboot live action web series for the platform in May and the author promised to fix it and deliver. He tweeted the following last month:
After Percy Jackson, he has penned The Kane Chronicles (based on Egyptian Mythology), The Heroes of Olympus (sequel series to Percy Jackson), Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard (based on Norse mythology) and the Trials of Apollo (sequel series to The Heroes of Olympus), among other works.
All his mythological series are set in the same universe with characters often making crossover appearances. This may open a possibility for future series if the new Percy Jackson show is a success.
The Disney+ web series will be produced by Fox 21 TV Studios. There are no further details available yet.
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