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Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief
February 12, 2010
March 2, 2009
Logan Lerman lands spot as title character
Logan Lerman will headline Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, a Fox 2000 project based on Rick Riordan's children's novel. Brandon T. Jackson will co-star.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
November 18, 2004
Shrek scribe to adapt Percy
Joe Stillman (Shrek) has been hired by Fox 2000 to write the adaptation of the children's book Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief. The original book was written by Rick Riordan. The story centers on the son of the God of the Ocean Poseidon, a 12-year-old boy who sets out on a quest in the modern-day world. His tasks include rescuing his mother, returning Zeus' stolen lightning bolt, and
stopping a civil war from breaking out amongst the gods.
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