Screenwriter Marc Guggenheim talks with Spinoff Online about Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, saying the second film in the series works to tell a standalone adventure that defies Harry Potter comparisons.
Nathan Fillion will join Logan Lerman in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, slipping into the winged sandals of the Greek god Hermes in the sequel to 2010’s Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief.
Bruce Willis will return as John McClane on Valentine’s Day 2013 in A Good Day to Die Hard, while Logan Lerman will go in search of the Golden Fleece the next month in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid director Thor Freudenthal will direct Fox’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters, with star Logan Lerman (naturally) returning in the lead role.
The studio has begun development on a follow-up to Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, with star Logan Lerman and most of the lead actors reprising their roles. Shooting could begin as early as this summer.