The new ‘Percy Jackson:’ Walker Scobell of Fairview cast in lead of new Disney+ series

Fairview teenager Walker Scobell, who recently starred opposite Ryan Reynolds in the Netflix movie

The Adam Project,” has been cast as Percy Jackson in Disney+’s upcoming series “Percy Jackson & The Olympians.”

Rick Riordan, the author of the best-selling “Percy Jackson” novels

announced Monday that Scobell was on board as the show’s lead character.

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Walker Scobell is an incredibly talented young man who blew us away with his audition tapes for the role of Percy,

Riordan wrote on his website. “It was obvious to me and the rest of the team that Walker had the perfect mix of comedic timing,

sweetness, rebelliousness, snark, and heroism to embody our hero Percy Jackson